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Internet Explorer vs IE 64 bit


sputnick

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I have just reinstalled W7 after a new HD.My Internet home page is Sky but I keep getting an advert banner at the top. If I go to programs and Select IE 64 bit the banner stops but if I use IE (not 64 bit) the banners re appear. Is there a way I can make IE 64 bit the default. Pop ups are disabled.

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onthelimit1

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Why not just right click the IE64 icon in Programs, then click 'pin to taskbar'. It will then be available on your desktop.

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Secret-Squirrel

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" If I go to programs and Select IE 64 bit the banner stops but if I use IE (not 64 bit) the banners re appear."

That's probably because your 64-bit IE is missing an add-on - possibly Adobe Flash.

The 64-bit version of IE requires 64-bit add-ons so they'll need to be installed separately. Unlike the regular 32-bit IE, 64-bit add-ons are still a bit thin on the ground though.

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sputnick

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Thanks, so simple Iforgot it.

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