Solved Do I need 32 & 64-bit dlls for Adblock?

April 12, 2016 at 17:32:09
Specs: Windows 10 Home, Intel Core 6200 i5-6200, 8GB ram
I noticed that both adblock32.dll and adblock64.dll are loaded when I start IE11. Are these both necessary or can I disable the 32-bit dll (running Windows 10). Will it make a difference for browser speed?

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#1
April 12, 2016 at 23:37:06
How do you disable a .dll? Anyway, if you can, just try it and see if it makes a difference. The worst that can happen is that AdBlock stops working.

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#2
April 12, 2016 at 23:40:00
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Keep them both.

If you're running 64-bit Windows 10, it contains two versions of IE - - 32-bit & 64-bit.

Although 32-bit IE is the default, you may decide to use 64-bit IE in the future. 32-bit Adblock won't work on that version of IE so it will automatically load 64-bit Adblock instead.

Now, if you know you'll never use 64-bit IE you can delete 64-bit Adblock but there really is no point as it doesn't take up much space by today's standards.

You are being too fussy in my opinion.

To the previous poster, you disable a DLL by renaming it - - simple.

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#3
April 13, 2016 at 12:54:26
Thanks, not really being fussy... IE keeps asking me if I want to disable add-ons to speed things up. Just happened to notice both dlls were being loaded (CCleaner pointed it out). I will keep both for now.

Anyways, now I know and I thank you for the information!


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