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Chris
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      01-30-2006
I noticed there's a 64-bit Edition of Internet Explorer under the 'All
Programs' of my Start Menu. However, the IE stuck on my Start Menu points
to the 32-bit version. Anyone know how I can change this? Perhaps a little
registry change may do the trick? Thanks.

P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
Express sucks...


 
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John Barnes
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      01-31-2006
Right click on the shortcut on your start menu, select properties and in the
target, eliminate the (86) leaving Program Files\
I agree, the workaround along with missing drivers and programs that won't
work in x64 makes it a niche system.

"Chris" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>I noticed there's a 64-bit Edition of Internet Explorer under the 'All
>Programs' of my Start Menu. However, the IE stuck on my Start Menu points
>to the 32-bit version. Anyone know how I can change this? Perhaps a
>little registry change may do the trick? Thanks.
>
> P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
> Express sucks...
>



 
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Andre Da Costa [Extended64]
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      01-31-2006
Its possible that there is a registry hack for making IE 64-Bit the default
browser, but nothing has popped in this ng, in the mean time, you simply
remove the IE 6 32-Bit icon from the desktop and send the 64-bit IE icon to
desktop and make it be your default browser and also drag it to your Quick
launch.

"P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
Express sucks..."
Yeah, but its the best you can do right now, you just have to wait until
there is a 64 bit native Office to utilize spell checking capabilities in
Outlook Express on Windows x64.
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"Chris" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>I noticed there's a 64-bit Edition of Internet Explorer under the 'All
>Programs' of my Start Menu. However, the IE stuck on my Start Menu points
>to the 32-bit version. Anyone know how I can change this? Perhaps a
>little registry change may do the trick? Thanks.
>
> P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
> Express sucks...
>



 
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John Barnes
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      01-31-2006
Andre, see my post of Nov 17 Make 64 bit IE my default browser f or the
registry hack to make IE64 the default browser. No reply about whether it
worked, but it should have.


"Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
news:(E-Mail Removed)...
> Its possible that there is a registry hack for making IE 64-Bit the
> default browser, but nothing has popped in this ng, in the mean time, you
> simply remove the IE 6 32-Bit icon from the desktop and send the 64-bit IE
> icon to desktop and make it be your default browser and also drag it to
> your Quick launch.
>
> "P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
> Express sucks..."
> Yeah, but its the best you can do right now, you just have to wait until
> there is a 64 bit native Office to utilize spell checking capabilities in
> Outlook Express on Windows x64.
> --
> Andre
> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
> FAQ for MS AntiSpy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
>
>
> "Chris" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:%23k9%(E-Mail Removed)...
>>I noticed there's a 64-bit Edition of Internet Explorer under the 'All
>>Programs' of my Start Menu. However, the IE stuck on my Start Menu points
>>to the 32-bit version. Anyone know how I can change this? Perhaps a
>>little registry change may do the trick? Thanks.
>>
>> P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
>> Express sucks...
>>

>
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Andre Da Costa
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      01-31-2006
Thanks John, never knew about that.
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"John Barnes" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> Andre, see my post of Nov 17 Make 64 bit IE my default browser f or the
> registry hack to make IE64 the default browser. No reply about whether it
> worked, but it should have.
>
>
> "Andre Da Costa [Extended64]" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
> news:(E-Mail Removed)...
>> Its possible that there is a registry hack for making IE 64-Bit the
>> default browser, but nothing has popped in this ng, in the mean time, you
>> simply remove the IE 6 32-Bit icon from the desktop and send the 64-bit
>> IE icon to desktop and make it be your default browser and also drag it
>> to your Quick launch.
>>
>> "P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
>> Express sucks..."
>> Yeah, but its the best you can do right now, you just have to wait until
>> there is a 64 bit native Office to utilize spell checking capabilities in
>> Outlook Express on Windows x64.
>> --
>> Andre
>> Extended64 | http://www.extended64.com
>> Blog | http://www.extended64.com/blogs/andre
>> http://spaces.msn.com/members/adacosta
>> FAQ for MS AntiSpy http://www.geocities.com/marfer_mvp/FAQ_MSantispy.htm
>>
>>
>> "Chris" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
>> news:%23k9%(E-Mail Removed)...
>>>I noticed there's a 64-bit Edition of Internet Explorer under the 'All
>>>Programs' of my Start Menu. However, the IE stuck on my Start Menu
>>>points to the 32-bit version. Anyone know how I can change this?
>>>Perhaps a little registry change may do the trick? Thanks.
>>>
>>> P.S. Copying and pasting into Word and back to spell check in Outlook
>>> Express sucks...
>>>

>>
>>

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Stroppy
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      01-31-2006
> Andre, see my post of Nov 17 Make 64 bit IE my default browser f or the
> registry hack to make IE64 the default browser. No reply about whether it
> worked, but it should have.


Hi,

I was looking for also for same reasons as Larry Hodges, how to make IE64
default browser.

I did as you mentioned, that is went to
HKEY-CLASSES-ROOT\http\shell\open\command and removed the space(x86).

And this setting makes me able to open IE64 with the Internet keyboard pro
start key, but not with any shortcut?!

We're progressing anyway,

Thx

@ Andre: Yes, hope it will be supported in IE 7.



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John Barnes
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      01-31-2006
Thanks for the info. What type of shortcut are you referring to? Check the
properties of your shortcuts and see if they have the IE32 path included in
them.

"Stroppy" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>> Andre, see my post of Nov 17 Make 64 bit IE my default browser f or the
>> registry hack to make IE64 the default browser. No reply about whether
>> it worked, but it should have.

>
> Hi,
>
> I was looking for also for same reasons as Larry Hodges, how to make IE64
> default browser.
>
> I did as you mentioned, that is went to
> HKEY-CLASSES-ROOT\http\shell\open\command and removed the space(x86).
>
> And this setting makes me able to open IE64 with the Internet keyboard pro
> start key, but not with any shortcut?!
>
> We're progressing anyway,
>
> Thx
>
> @ Andre: Yes, hope it will be supported in IE 7.
>
>
>
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Stroppy
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      02-01-2006
> Thanks for the info. What type of shortcut are you referring to? Check
> the properties of your shortcuts and see if they have the IE32 path
> included in them.


Hi,

Actually, it's weirder I though:

As said before, start key works fine,

Shortcut of a favorite link is ok too,

But links in favorite directory or html links in any document launch IE32!

Once, before making a clean install, I removed all the space(x86) I found
relevant to IE in registry but of course, this was a little radical and made
things awful.

I'm far from being a registry specialist, so don't know which are the keys
involved in launching IE.



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John Barnes
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      02-01-2006
The key you changed is the one for default browser. Since favourites are
only in IE, there should be a default for that in the internet explorer
section of the registry. Will look for it when I get a chance.


"Stroppy" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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>> Thanks for the info. What type of shortcut are you referring to? Check
>> the properties of your shortcuts and see if they have the IE32 path
>> included in them.

>
> Hi,
>
> Actually, it's weirder I though:
>
> As said before, start key works fine,
>
> Shortcut of a favorite link is ok too,
>
> But links in favorite directory or html links in any document launch IE32!
>
> Once, before making a clean install, I removed all the space(x86) I found
> relevant to IE in registry but of course, this was a little radical and
> made things awful.
>
> I'm far from being a registry specialist, so don't know which are the keys
> involved in launching IE.
>
>
>
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