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Windows 7: Ie9 pin websites to taskbar big problem

16 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Ie9 pin websites to taskbar big problem

I wonder if anyone else has come across this? I've been playing around with the 64 bit IE9 beta build. If I choose to drag a website to the taskbar (pin), it works fine. However if I open the new pinned version of that website, it opens it in a 32 bit version of IE9; rather than the original 64 bit. This defeats the whole point of being able to pin websites to the taskbar!

The only reason I noticed is because I only have the 64 bit Adobe Square 10.2 Flash build installed (the other one I have is intergrated in Chrome). I tried to play a streaming video, which stated flash wasn't installed. Maybe others are experiencing this but don't realise because they have 32 and 64 bit flash installed.

Go to "About Internet Explorer". This should confirm if it's a 64 bit build or not. This seems like a big bug to me.

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16 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Further to my post above, I assume the reason you can't pin 64bit versions of websites to the taskbar is because you cannot make IE9 64 bit your default browser. Why not?
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16 Sep 2010   #3

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops

gonna try later
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