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  1.    04 Nov 2015 #21
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64

    Thanks BeeMan.. I got my copy the other day!
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  2.    04 Nov 2015 #22
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10 pro

    Thanks labeeman
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  3.    04 Nov 2015 #23
    Join Date : Mar 2014
    Posts : 112
    Windows 10, 64 bit

    So far so good with Firefox 64 bit. All extensions and plugins for the 32 bit version work. I firs uninstalled the 32 bit version but that does not delete my bookmarks, plugins, extensions or preferences. I got it for this Mozilla site:
    Directory Listing: /pub/firefox/releases/
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  4.    04 Nov 2015 #24
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 110
    Windows 10

    Thanks for the tip on the 64 Bit version. Wouldn't have known anything about it if I hadn't read it here.
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  5.    04 Nov 2015 #25
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 401
    Windows 10 Pro

    Yeah, so far Mozilla has been doing an outstanding job in hiding it
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  6.    04 Nov 2015 #26

    Quote Originally Posted by altae View Post
    Run it and take a look at the task in task manager. 32 bit programs got a "(32 bit)" remark. If there is no such remark it's a 64 bit program.
    Thank-you for that info, Altae. I ran Firefox after accepting the update to version 42.0. The task manager says that it's still a "32-bit" browser. Maybe the Mozilla programmers feel that the 64-bit version isn't stable enough yet? Usually, servers (or something) sense that you're running a 64-bit O.S. and install the appropriate version of a program.
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  7.    04 Nov 2015 #27
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Get Off My Lawn
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    Win10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by AllenChicago View Post
    Thank-you for that info, Altae. I ran Firefox after accepting the update to version 42.0. The task manager says that it's still a "32-bit" browser. Maybe the Mozilla programmers feel that the 64-bit version isn't stable enough yet? Usually, servers (or something) sense that you're running a 64-bit O.S. and install the appropriate version of a program.
    If you had the 32 bit version installed, it won't install the 64 bit version.
    Go to the link in the OP and D/L the 64 bit version.
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  8.    04 Nov 2015 #28
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 110
    Windows 10

    Here's what looks like the official download page and what I think is the home of the 64 Bit Mozilla browsers:

    Mozilla Firefox 64-bit
    Last edited by Brink; 04 Nov 2015 at 15:06. Reason: unofficial link removed
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  9.    04 Nov 2015 #29
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 615
    Windows 10 Enterprise x64 (build 10586)

    Waterfox uses 1024 MB of RAM while idle. I hope this is different.
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  10.    04 Nov 2015 #30
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    Carencro, LA 70520
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    Quote Originally Posted by You View Post
    Waterfox uses 1024 MB of RAM while idle. I hope this is different.
    I am using 740 MB with 10 tabs loaded.
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