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Windows 98 SE Update doesn't update Internet Explorer 5

By: Arie Slob

If you where running Internet Explorer 5 before upgrading to Windows 98 Second Edition, chances are that Windows 98 SE didn't update Internet Explorer 5 to the latest version.

The version of Internet Explorer 5 shipping with Windows 98 SE is 5.00.2614.3500.

To update Internet Explorer 5 after you upgraded to Windows 98 SE:

  1. Rename the Iemigrat.dll file in the \Windows\System folder to Iemigrat.old
  2. Start the Registry Editor
  3. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Setup \ Migration \ 100
  4. Delete the IE System Migration value
  5. Exit the Registry Editor, and reinstall Windows 98 Second Edition


Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 version 5.00.2614.3500 addresses these know issues from Internet Explorer 5 version 5.00.2314.1003: