But, why on earth would you like to install Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) 32-bit on your Windows 7 64-bit? There are a lot of reasons behind this choice and most of them have got to do with speed. In fact, Internet Explorer 9 32-bit is much faster in comparison to the 64-bit version. Besides, Microsoft itself confirmed such theory by publishing an interesting post on blogs.msdn.com. On such a post, which also contains interesting Q&A about Internet Explorer 9 64-bit version, it is clearly stated that after running SunSpider (a famous benchmark) “32bit IE9 runs script up to 4 times as fast as 64bit IE9 (which itself runs script around 5x as fast as IE8). So, you could end up paying a significant speed penalty when using 64bit IE9 vs using the default 32bit version”. Also, some users prefer to have IE9 32-bit otherwise they won’t be able to download flash player 10 and play flash games. Whatever the reason, I have just found a nice trick which will let you install IE9 default version on Windows 7 64-bit.
The first thing to know is that, when you install Internet Explorer 9 64-bit you also install the 32-bit version. The only thing you will need in order to get the “already-installed” Internet Explorer 9 is the correct path to such version. Here is the easy procedure to apply:
- Right-click any empty space of your Windows 7 desktop and from the the menu, choose Shortcut.
- Place the following patch in the address field: C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplorer.exe
- Follow the easy step-by-step procedure.
Tags: Internet Explorer, trick
- IE 9 64 bit Install
- how to install ie9 on windows 7 64 bit
- installing ie9 for windows 7 32 bit
- install internet explorer 9 windows 764-bit
- install internet explorer 9 32 bits
- Install Internet Explorer 32 bit
- How to Change and Use Timezone (Tzutil) in Windows 7
- Enhance the Security of your Login Password in Windows 7
- How to Activate Hardware Acceleration and WebGL in Opera 12
- Fix “This PC Doesn’t Meet System Requirements. If You Want to Install Windows 8, You May Have to Upgrade…” Error
Leave a Comment
Web Talk is best viewed in Firefox.