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Windows 7: IE8 is good on 32...not so good on 64

30 Dec 2009   #1

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IE8 is good on 32...not so good on 64

I have been using Win 7 32 with IE8 since the release. I have to say I am very satisfied if not impressed with the performance and stability I have had. I do see many problems showing up with IE8 and Win 7 64, in fact almost all.

I am disappointed in MS that this has been occuring and if I used a 64 bit operating system I would be p____ off. My point to all of this is I suppose...hey folks when, and I am sure they will, MS gets this 64 bit thing worked out with IE8 give it a try.

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30 Dec 2009   #2


Not sure what you mean? The only thing lacking in the 64 bit browser is Flash support, which is Adobes fault and nothing to do with Microsoft... however, whilst IE7 stole a lot of support I'm of the opinion IE8 became bloaty in the extreme, so much so that I turned my back on Microsofts browser and installed Opera instead...
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30 Dec 2009   #3

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If you feel that IE is better with 32 bit than 64, you have some corruption in your IE, it is not working properly. Post your problems and we will be glad to help you.
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