17.5. Reverting to Old Programs
When a new version of a program conflicts with other software, has too many features, or drops a much-loved feature, nothing prevents you from uninstalling the new version, using Windows Control Panel (Start Control Panel Add or Remove Programs), and then reinstalling the old model.
If you don't have the old version on hand, visit Old Version (www.oldversion.com). With the slogan , "Because new isn't always better," the site offers more than 500 older versions of more than 50 programs, all available for downloading. Internet Explorer 1.0, anyone ?
Tip: Sometimes a smaller, older version is enough to stuff onto a USB drive (see Section 9.2) for emergencies.