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Re: 32bit vs 64bit IE8

 
 
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      04-14-2010
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Loren_Brothers wrote:
> I understand the difference between Windows vista 64bit and 32bit ... but
> what are the advantages of using the 64bit IE8 generally?
>
>> If you're running Vista 64-bit & you've upgraded to IE8, you have IE8
>> 32-bit & IE8 64-bit installed (and before you upgraded, you had IE7
>> 32-bit
>> & IE7 64-bit installed).
>>
>> See...
>>
>> A description of the differences between 32-bit versions of Windows Vista
>> and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946765
>>
>> The executable for IE8 32-bit is located here:
>>
>> C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
>>
>> The executable for IE8 64-bit is located here:
>>
>> C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
>> --
>> ~Robear Dyer (PA Bear)
>> MS MVP-IE, Mail, Security, Windows Client - since 2002
>>
>>
>> Loren_Brothers wrote:
>>> I am running Vista 64bit Home. Why is my IE8 not 64bit also? What
>>> would
>>> be
>>> the advantages to updating to the 64bit version?

>>
>> .


 
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