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How can I set firefox to boot in 32bit mode by default? some media sites always require a reboot.

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Several of the latest ondemand media sites, esp from comcast always require that I reboot in 32 bit mode, but I am unable to locate a preference setting to force this before hand.

Several of the latest ondemand media sites, esp from comcast always require that I reboot in 32 bit mode, but I am unable to locate a preference setting to force this before hand.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • npmnqmp 071706000001
  • iPhoto6
  • 4.0.50917.0
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r102
  • Java Plug-In 2 for NPAPI Browsers
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1

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cor-el
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  1. Close Firefox
  2. Open the Applications folder in Finder
  3. Right click or control-click the Firefox.app icon
  4. Select "Get Info"
  5. Select or Deselect "Open in 32-bit mode"
  6. Close the "Firefox Info" window
  7. Restart Firefox
# Close Firefox # Open the Applications folder in Finder # Right click or control-click the Firefox.app icon # Select "Get Info" # Select or Deselect "Open in 32-bit mode" # Close the "Firefox Info" window # Restart Firefox
butterflyer2010 0 solutions 1 answers

what? what is open applications folder in" finder" where is this finder at and how do I get to it????? I can't find this anywhere on my computer???

what? what is open applications folder in" finder" where is this finder at and how do I get to it????? I can't find this anywhere on my computer???
cor-el
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The Finder is the default file manager used on Mac OS X

The Finder is the default file manager used on Mac OS X *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macintosh_Finder
renroc 0 solutions 2 answers

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I have a mac and followed the directions but DON'T see anywhere that offers 32 bit at all. What now?

I have a mac and followed the directions but DON'T see anywhere that offers 32 bit at all. What now?
renroc 0 solutions 2 answers

I am trying to use the garmin plug in to download stuff to my GPS and it has to start in 32bit mode to do this apparently. This is only a new issue since the upgrade of firefox.

I am trying to use the garmin plug in to download stuff to my GPS and it has to start in 32bit mode to do this apparently. This is only a new issue since the upgrade of firefox.