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how does java determine which version to run if I have multiple versions ?

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I had an issue with Business Objects not working on my machine, and the likely reason is that I had 32-bit Java loaded on a 64-bit machine. At the same time I also downgraded IE-11 to IE-10 since BO doesn't support IE-11, but I don't think IE was the issue.

So in looking at what's loaded on my machine, I just wondered how Java determines what to run ?

The jre settings show that it's looking at program files, so 64-bit if you know what you're doing, but why isn't the 32-bit version displayed here?
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