Re: 32bit vs 64bit IE8

Discussion in 'Windows 64bit' started by PA Bear [MS MVP], Apr 14, 2010.

  1. [Forwarded to Win64-bit General newsgroup via crosspost]


    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?

    >>
    >> .
     
    PA Bear [MS MVP], Apr 14, 2010
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