Microsoft KB Archive/174485
INFO: Differences Between 16-bit and 32-bit Internet Explorer
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (Programming) version 3.02
Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02 for Windows 3.x and Windows NT 3.51 are 16- bit applications, whereas Internet Explorer 3.02 for Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0 are 32-bit applications. There are some features in 32-bit Internet Explorer 3.02 that are not supported in 16-bit Internet Explorer 3.02. This article gives some general information on the different features supported by 32-bit and 16-bit Internet Explorer 3.02.
Please note, this article applies to Internet Explorer 3.02 only, there will be articles on different feature sets with 16-bit and 32-bit Internet Explorer 4.0 browsers as they become available.
The following presents a simple matrix for the major features of 32-bit and 16-bit Internet Explorer 3.02:
32-bit Internet Explorer 3.02 16-bit Internet Explorer 3.02 Platform Win95, NT4.0 Win3.1, Win3.11, NT3.51 Memory 8M required, 16M recommended 4M required, 8M recommended Browser HTML 2.0 HTML 2.0 HTTP 1.0 HTTP 1.0 Plug-in Plug-in(non full page) ActiveX controls N/A Code download and code signing N/A CSS CSS PICS PICS SSL 40/128 SSL 40/128 Basic,NTLM,MSN authentication Basic,NTLM*,MSN authentication JScript, VBScript JScript, VBScript File upload File upload Java JDK 1.02 JDK 1.02 Applet signing N/A COM and Java integration N/A Scripting and Java communication N/A MS enhancements N/A Mail Internet Mail Internet Mail News Internet News Built in browser NetShow Yes N/A ComicChat Yes N/A Stack&Dialer Win95 and NT RAS built in OS ShivaPPP+FTP, TCP/IP
- NOTE: Although the 16-bit browser supports NTLM (NT Challenge Response), the user will still be prompted for Domain credentials (username/password/domain) because the browser does not have the ability to pull these credentials from the client and pass them automatically.
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Last Reviewed: September 1, 1999