Found out I was running 32-bit versions of Firefox and Chrome

I was looking at Task Manager in Windows 10, on a computer I’ve had for about two years, and noticed that Firefox was listed as being a 32-bit application.  I looked in Help -> Troubleshooting Information -> Application Basics -> User Agent and, sure enough, no “x64” there.  I installed/upgraded Firefox, and now I feel better.

But then I noticed Google Chrome was also 32-bit!!!!  What the heck???  So I downloaded 64-bit Chrome and installed it.  Of course, I see a noticeable speed difference with both and it’s only been a few minutes.

 

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