Although the 64-bit version of Windows is faster and more robust, computer users may encounter compatibility issues with software running in 64-bit mode. For instance, Adobe Flash doesn't run in 64-bit versions of web browsers. If you are having problems and wish to switch back, the solution is simple. You just need to either download the 32-bit version of the web browser, or else open the 32-bit version located in your program files folder.
Download the Internet web browser you wish to use from the website. At the browser's website, there will be different download versions: 32- and 64-bit. Download the 32-bit version and install it.
Open up "My Computer," and navigate to the following folder: C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe. The x86 folder represents the 32 bit version of the browser.
Right click on the icon named "iexplore," and select "Create Shortcut" from the menu.
Move this shortcut to your desktop, and delete the old shortcut you were using. Every time you want to use the 32-bit version of Internet Explorer, double-click on this shortcut.
Navigate to the program folder under "C:\Program Files (x86)" for any other web browser you have and create a shortcut. For example, Firefox will be located under ""C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox." Use the same steps above for other browsers, such as Chrome or Opera.
Under "C:\Program Files," you will find all the programs that run at 64 bits. Under "C:\Program Files (x86)," you will find all the programs that run at 32 bits.