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How do I tell if I have Firefox 32 bit or 64 bit?

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I am trying to update my java add on, but I can not find ANYWHERE which version, 32 bit or 64 bit, of Firefox to know which one to install.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_29 for Mozilla browsers
  • Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Google Update
  • GEPlugin
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.1
  • 4.0.60831.0
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.5"
  • NPWLPG
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5.9.620
  • Motive Plugin for Mozilla Browsers
  • Yahoo Application State Plugin version 1.0.0.7
  • npdnupdater2
  • npdnu

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:9.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1

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You appear to be running 32bit. Mozilla Firefox isn't currently offered in 64bit on Windows, aside from the Nightly testing releases.

Your User Agent (check it from Help -> Troubleshooting Information) does indicate which version you're running, in a roundabout way - WOW64 is what Windows calls running 32bit applications on 64bit Windows. If you were running 64bit Firefox, you would see x64 instead.