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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.

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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
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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???

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The Finder is the default file manager used on Mac OS X

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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?

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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.