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IE 5.5 download source

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August 29, 2003 11:33:14 PM

Had to reformat my HD on a Win98SE box. Now I have IE 5.0 but I want to find IE 5.5, which MS no longer offers for download. I tried to update to IE 6 and all my network settings got munged, so I reverted back to 5.0. I've read online that IE 6 doesn't always match well with Win98. Where can I find a download of 5.5?

System : Chenming 601-A/Asus A7N8X Deluxe/Athlon XP 2500/Volcano 9/Enermax 350 W/WD 7200 8mb 120 MB/Kingston DDR KVR400X64C25/512/Radeon 9000 64MB/Toshiba DVD SDM1202/LG CDRW CED 8080B

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August 30, 2003 4:59:03 AM

I found a great source (for MSIE 5.5) to be the free CDROM from the bank. Poke around through the directory and you might find a folder for MSIE -- and you get the 128-bit encryption version. Another good place to look is a free AOL CD. As above. With AOHell, though, you have to search the registry and delete lots of crap setting your home page (to AOL) , your search page (AOL), your religious affiliations (AOL) and your last will & testament...

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August 30, 2003 7:31:37 PM

Thanks for the good suggestion. I found an install for 5.0 on my old hd that improved the security settings on the pc in question, and that was the purpose of lookign for 5.5, so I guess I'm done.

System : Chenming 601-A/Asus A7N8X Deluxe/Athlon XP 2500/Volcano 9/Enermax 350 W/WD 7200 8mb 120 MB/Kingston DDR KVR400X64C25/512/Radeon 9000 64MB/Toshiba DVD SDM1202/LG CDRW CED 8080B
September 2, 2003 10:05:49 AM

install up to 5.5 SP1, but avoid SP2. Kinda like IE6

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