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JSI Tip 5071. When you try to uninstall IE 5.x or greater, 'Setup was not completed successfully'?

When you try to uninstall IE 5.x or greater, you receive:

Microsoft Internet Explorer <version> Setup was not completed successfully.

If the version of the Advpack.dll library on your computer is earlier than 5.00.2014.200, the uninstall will fail.

To resolve the issue:

1. Use Windows Explorer to navigate to %SystemRoot%\Windows Update Setup Files and doulbe-click the ie6setup.exe or ie5setup.exe file.

2. When the End-User License Agreement (EULA) screen is displayed, press Cancel.

3. Press Yes to abort the setup.

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