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Windows 7: Internet Explorer 64-bit

26 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7
Internet Explorer 64-bit

I noticed there is a 64-bit version of Internet Explorer 8 shortcut on the start menu of my W7 64-bit system, and the one with the shortcut on the taskbar is 32-bit. What's the difference in this case?

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26 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

64-bit IE can run 64-bit applications. It's kind of under used right now because there is noWindows version of 64-bit flash player. It should be a bit faster too.
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26 Jan 2010   #3


Yep, found this by accident and Flashplayer works!
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27 Jan 2010   #4

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.

Hello Paultx & welcome to Seven Forums.
FYI - Refer to the links below for information on IE 8, 32-bit & 64-bit.

IE8 32 bit vs 64 bit? What is the difference?

EricLaw's IEInternals : Q&A: 64-Bit Internet Explorer
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04 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7

Thanks, guys. So let's wait for more 64-bit compatible stuff.
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05 Feb 2010   #6


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nementh View Post
Yep, found this by accident and Flashplayer works!
When you say flashplayer works? It does not work under 64 bit IE!
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