How can I delete IE, or disable Windows games?


Hackers regulary find vulnerabilities in IE, as example – news from CNET. After reading of such news someone may decide to use Firefox (, Chrome ( or Opera ( instead of IE. To be in maximum safe better of all will be not only install new browser, but to delete IE completely .

As bonus – this way you can activate/deactivate all Windows features (for example – activate games (Chess, Majong) in Windows 7/8 Enterprise, or lock them in other versions.

Let's start. Click “Start”, “Control Panel”.

Control Panel



“Turn Windows features...” as shown.

Windows features

Unmark “IE 8(9)”. Press “OK”.

Unmark IE

Now take a deep breath and click “Yes”.

click Yes

After restarting PC IE will be disabled.

restart restart

If you will unmark games in this menu (together with IE), they will disappear from start menu.


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