[ale] 64bit or 32bit

James Sumners james.sumners at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 11:34:25 EST 2010

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 9:36 AM, Mike Harrison <meuon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jan 2010, James Sumners wrote:
>> Here is your answer -- http://tinyurl.com/yeghae6
> You mean:
> http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2010/01/why-microsoft-isnt-working-on-silverlight-64-bit.ars

That URL is long and can potentially break in some readers. Hence, I
meant what I wrote :)

> But that's a lie, "nobody uses 64-bit browsers"
> The laptop I used was not some geek's tuned kit,
> it was a default install on Vista on a laptop
> bought from Newegg. It can't be the only one. ;)

By default, when you click the IE launcher in the Quick Launch bar or
via the top of the Start menu, the 32-bit IE is launched. You have to
specifically launch the 64-bit version of IE if you want to use it. Or
set it to be the default browser.

James Sumners

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pathological personalities. It is not that power corrupts but that it
is magnetic to the corruptible. Such people have a tendency to become
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