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Viventis
02-23-08, 10:44 AM
Visat 64 comes with 32 bit and 64 bit versions of Explorer. The 64 bit version is very fast but constantly asks you to install active x (over and over). Anyone else try this or have a workaround for the constant nagging (like how to make active X stick)?

Absolution
02-23-08, 10:48 AM
its probably flash, and adobe is too cool to make 64bit activex plugins

you can't port 32bit activex to 64bit apparently (without recompiling the thing)

so, i blame adobe

PowerK
02-23-08, 11:22 AM
Yeah, it's Adobe Flash. Adobe is just way too cool to make 64-bit Flash.

einstein_314
02-24-08, 02:48 AM
Yup, for some reason Adobe still hasn't made a 64bit flash plugin. It will just keep reinstalling it over and over. Not worth your time. I don't think 64bit IE7 is really any better than the 32bit version.

ViN86
02-24-08, 11:21 AM
cisco hasnt made a 64-bit VPN client yet, either. it's pretty annoying :mad:

Buddahpest
02-24-08, 11:32 AM
cisco hasnt made a 64-bit VPN client yet, either. it's pretty annoying :mad:

That is the only reason that I have not switched to Vista x64 yet. Because of the VPN thing for work, I'm forced to run x86 if I want to run Vista. :(

ViN86
02-24-08, 12:36 PM
That is the only reason that I have not switched to Vista x64 yet. Because of the VPN thing for work, I'm forced to run x86 if I want to run Vista. :(
yea, i guess you can run the x86 version via vmware. but that's a huge hassle.

crainger
02-24-08, 03:28 PM
Didn't Adobe release a 64 bit version of Flash of Linux? A Windows one might not be too far off.

PowerK
02-25-08, 02:44 AM
A question.

Are there any practical benefits of using 64-bit web browser instead of 32-bit assuming everything's supported for both 64-bit and 32-bit?

Drolfrawd
02-25-08, 04:03 PM
A question.

Are there any practical benefits of using 64-bit web browser instead of 32-bit assuming everything's supported for both 64-bit and 32-bit?


In Short! No.

bacon12
02-25-08, 04:10 PM
They have been busy coding in DRM instead.

http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2008/02/adobe-pushes-drm-flash

DaveW
02-26-08, 01:45 PM
In Short! No.

Not quite, IE64 is more "secure", as the majority of malware targets 32 bit environments. Actually its just "security through obscurity".

Lith1um
03-02-08, 09:25 AM
Web designers should boycott Adobe flash and use an alternative technology untill they show signs of giving a fg.

Runningman
03-02-08, 09:50 AM
Web designers should boycott Adobe flash and use an alternative technology untill they show signs of giving a fg.
lol, you mean microsoft silverlight?