WOW64 User Agent


I was reading my access logs, and I saw weird requests from this user agent:
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko

Its looks to be windows, but what is the WOW64 bit?

This user agent string belongs to IE browser running on Windows 10. The browser is developed by Microsoft Corporation and renders web pages using the Trident engine


I think it means the “Trident Engine” Part.

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Ah interesting. Internet exporer in 2020?

It was probably faked by a bot.

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Yeah, who uses IE in 2020?

You would be surprised. Reminds me of this article:

Its about COBOL, that is very, very, old. A recent comment was about how NJ was looking for COBOL programmers (in 2020!!!)

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Windows On Windows 64 Bit

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WOW that was not needed Microsoft. Win64 works just fine.

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The people who made that at microsoft:


Think this is what they meant. When you have your windows on your windows.


Ahhh I see what you mean.

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WOW64 is windows 32 bit for some reason i gueess

and system 32 is for all their 64 bit files

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