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I was wondering if anyone knows how to create a hyperlink shortcut to specifically use 64bit IE. By default my system uses 32bit but there is one particular site that needs to run 64bit IE. Is there anyway to create a shortcut (say on my desktop) to this site and get windows to use 64bit IE instead of 32bit?

Im using 64bit win7.


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A shortcut to

"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" <URL of site>

will run the 64-bit IE on a 64-bit system.

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Or just iexplore <URL> – RobinJ May 31 '11 at 16:05
more info here:… – Roy T. May 31 '11 at 16:06
@RobinJ: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer isn't in the default Windows %PATH%. – Stuart P. Bentley May 31 '11 at 16:08

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