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    Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    Hey everyone. On my start menu I have Internet Explorer, then Internet Explorer 64-bit. If I launch IE by using the default browser, where you click start and the top option is Internet, it runs the 32 bit version. If I click Start, all programs, then I can do the 64 bit version. How can I make it so the 64 bit is the default?

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    Good question I use the start function as well. I wonder what is the difference or advantage between the 2?

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    Don't do it. Very few places can recognize the 64 bit version of Explorer INCLUDING Microsoft itself. If you reply to an email from their technical support it will bounce back as undeliverable, reason: cannot read 64 bit IE. Also, most if not all the current plug ins are not in a 64 bit version.

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    hi! just wanna ask how i can bring back my internet explorer 64-bit icon coz i accidentally delete it even in recycle bin.thanks.hope you can help me for this.

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    Check the internet explorer folder in your program files.

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    i checked it out already but still i cant find it.this is what happened i just drag the icon from the start menu then put it on the desktop then i erased it even in recycle bin.is there any possible solution to restore it?thanks again.

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    is there someone who can do a favor for me?pls try to look on the file location where the IE64-bit is located.thank you so much!

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    Quote Originally Posted by Panzer1997 View Post
    Good question I use the start function as well. I wonder what is the difference or advantage between the 2?
    hi! just wanna ask how i can bring back my internet explorer 64-bit icon coz i accidentally delete it even in recycle bin.thanks.hope you can help me for this.

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    32 bit = "C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
    64 bit = "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

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    Re: Make Internet Explorer 64-bit the default?

    Don't use the 64bit version as alot of "stuff" on the web namely Flash won't work on websites...they are working on a 64 bit version as we speak. Best to stay with 32 bit version so you don't run into any issues. And like other guys said MS's own website doesn't load properly under 64 bit version LOL.

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