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Pete Spratt
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launch firefox 32-bit version from shortcut

Hello,
how can I start firefox 32 bit version from shortcut?

Firefox is not included in Portableapps platform
It's standalone (and portable, and downloaded from portable apps)
I know, that there are variants: to launch from app folder firefox 32 bit, delete 64 bit folder, than restore it...
But my question is how can I use launcher FirefoxPortable.exe to do that (for example, with shortcut)?

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32 vs 64

Here's some information on how to run the 32-bit version by default:

https://portableapps.com/support/firefox_portable#32and64

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Thank you.

Thank you.
But I was interested in shortcut variant (adding "--AlwaysUse32Bit=true" is not worked)

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Not shortcut

Sorry, but it's not available as a shortcut. Simply follow the instructions above.

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Switch back and forth?

Is the idea that you want to switch back and forth? If so, you can't do it with a shortcut and it's unlikely we will enable that sort of functionality. You could, for now, create a second copy of Firefox Portable. Copy the FirefoxPortable directory and rename the second copy to FirefoxPortable_Copy_2 still within your PortableApps directory. The reason for that specific name is to allow the PortableApps.com Platform to also automatically update it. In that second copy, configure it to always use 32-bit mode. Configure both to sync using Firefox Sync and you'll have your proper copy of Firefox as both 32-bit and 64-bit (when used on a 64-bit machine) with all your data both kept up to date.

As a side note... is there any reason you want to do this? Occasionally use Java or another old plugin at least until Mozilla kills them off later this year?

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

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