32 bit IE is the default (this one allows add ons such as java)
IE32 should be on your start menu.
IE64 should be near the top of the "program" menu.
(if it isn't root around a bit for it and its shortcut is clearly marked as
IE64 doesn't allow add ons.
I honestly don't know what other differences there are.
IE32 runs in protected mode anyway so I am not sure if IE64 has any obvious
advantages or increased protection.
In fact there are both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of most of the Microsoft
(I believe that the 32 bit are default but you can run the 64 bit versions
if you wish)
"Eric Ogawa" <eboklr(at)pixi.com> wrote in message
> How can I tell which version, 32 or 64 bit of Internet Explorer 7 came
> my Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit) that was preinstalled on my HP?
> "phypps" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> JRE 1.6 (32 bit)
>> Even with a 64 bit system you need the win32 version.
>> This will then work with 32 bit Internet Explorer.
>> (64 bit IE won't allow Java, Flash, Norton, and other add ons etc.)
>> I also have Vista Ultimate x64 and it installs and works fine
>> (though I did use the manual install)
>> "Eric Ogawa" <eboklr(at)pixi.com> wrote in message
>> > I'm running Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit) on my computer. Does anyone
>> > know
>> > what is the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE) that runs
>> > that operating system, and how I can download and install it.
>> > Thanks for your help in advance.
>> > --Eric Ogawa