Since there are several new features offered by Windows 7, a Microsoft product you may or may not require all the features at one time. Windows 7 offer the capability so as to disable many core features. Some of the common features that can be disabled in Windows 7 are: Windows Media Player, Windows Search, and Windows Gadget Platform and Windows Media Center. Similarly Internet Explorer 8 can also be disabled. The option for disabling the IE 8 is located in the windows features portion of the control panel.
To disable Windows feature, it is necessary that you first bring up the Windows features from the control panel. Follow the following steps to disable Internet Explorer 8 features in Windows 7: First go to the control panel by clicking on the Start button. Next step is to click on the “Programs” heading and choose the option of the “Turn Windows Features On or off”.