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can you do java/flash in vista x86_64? I know that is a problem in linux? Proof please as well
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post #12 of 22
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can you do java/flash in vista x86_64? I know that is a problem in linux? Proof please as well
Yes java and flash work in vista64, they just don't work with the 64bit browser so you have to use the 32bit browser instead.
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so you just install a 32 bit browser in the 64 bit enviornment and then install java/flash?
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Been using for months, it pwns.
    
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Vista Ultimate x64 has been solid for me.
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so you just install a 32 bit browser in the 64 bit enviornment and then install java/flash?
32 bit browser is already installed, you install java and flash using it, or install them independently like you do on previous versions of windows. The 64 bit browser is IE 64bit and the 32bit one is just called plain old internet explorer.
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post #17 of 22
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That's application use, and the only one that is not in X64's favor (most are ahead, some not far behind) is Lightwave 3D, which has serious incompatibilites with ANY 64-bit kernel.

There is no 'General feel of OS responsiveness' bench, but I am pretty sure X64 would be in the lead.
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post #18 of 22
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So hows the 64 bit version of vista's stability now? I've heard the 32 bit version was more stable and that the 64 bit version had some issues still. Besides those points I ordered the 64 bit anyways, but I'm wondering am I going to have any problems with it?
Hate to burst your bubble but i bought vista three months after release and i havent had a single problem (x64 that is)... although i suggest the desktop stability update which even when i reinstalled vista x64 (when sp1 came out to kinda clean up the OS) it installed so i came to the conclusion that it is a staple to any reinstall.
    
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Fine for a few weeks. No crashes, no issues with programs.

But, then again, 90% of programs run in X86 mode
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it runs great for me. I have no driver issues, and everything seems to be stable. Just make sure that you install Vista with 2GB, then run all the updates and SP1 and THEN put in the other 2 GB to avoid problems with booting. You could also just get the 4GB hotfix from the Microsoft website and install that, then put the other 2GB in, it's up to you.
This is not true... i have installed and reinstalled vista business x64 with 4gb of ram at least three times on two different machines. I also use NCQ, if your drive supports it, because it really reduces disk lag
    
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