help in registry

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tango71

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Hi Folks,

I've been trying to solve this problem for quite sometime now and after all the post that I have posted in several forums I was led to this particular forum by way of a website that held info about IE tips. Anyways, I have XP Pro and I use IE. I have noticed that I have difficulty updating info, uploading images and updating my system through my browser. When I update or upload, the page will often expire and not complete the task. I decided to update my OS to see if that will help but I found out that I began to freeze up when I am being scanned for updates.

I was then lead to this artcile found in microsoft http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;Q318378 explaining how to reinstall or repair IE. I began to read the instructions til I got to this part

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{89820200-ECBD-11cf-8B85-00AA005B4383}

To reinstall only Outlook Express 6 on Windows XP, use the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\{44BBA840-CC51-11CF-AAFA-00AA00B6015C}

Change the value data from 1 to 0, and then click OK. <-------this is where I got confused. What is the value data? If you look at all the numbers above you will notice that there are more than one 1 and 0. I hope someone here with a great deal of knowledge in registry editing can help me out. Thanks for reading.
 

Zagadka

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Oh...I get it..what you are looking for is the not in the name of the key but the values in the right pane....
There are basically 3 types of em'....String value, Binary value and DWORD value...
what you have to change is the "IsInstalled" DWORD value from 1 to 0...you can do this by double clicking on it and changing the Value Data ....keep it Hexadecimal ...dont change it.

If you cannot find what I am talking about ..then find the coreesponding key given as in the instruction and then single click on it ...yuo can then see the "IsInstalled" key in the right pane....
 
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