How to Download and Run a Program in Windows 7 With IE9 - 6 Step Tutorial

Downloading a program/executable in Windows 7 is as easy as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6! Just follow this simple tutorial, and you will be downloading applications in no time!

Step 1: ​In your web browser (also know as "The Internet" or "Internet Explorer") click on a download link:


​Step 2: ​Click on "Actions":


​Step 3: Click on "Run":


​Step 4: ​A SmartScreen Filter dialog box will open. Click on the downward pointing triangle next to "More Options":


​Step 5: ​Click on "Run anyway":


​Step 6: A User Account Control dialog box will open. Click on Yes:


How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 SP1 and Revert to IE8

Windows 7 with service pack 1 comes loaded with Internet Explorer 9 by default. You can revert to Internet Explorer 8 by following theses steps:

  • Open "Programs and Features", formerly called "Add or Remove Programs", by clicking on the start button (or by holding down "Windows key + R" to bring up the run menu) and typing appwiz.cpl and hit enter. Click on "View installed  updates":Internet Explorer 9 Remove 1
  • Select "Windows Internet Explorer 9" from the update list and click "Uninstall" Internet Explorer 9 Remove 2
  • Reboot your computer and you will have Internet Explorer 8
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