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Windows 7: Unable to play 64 bit games in 32bit

07 Nov 2014   #1
jpchint

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 
Unable to play 64 bit games in 32bit

Unable to play games like battlefield 3,etc in my 32 bit laptop.Why cant i play 64 bit(x64) games in 32 bit(x86) OS?
All the latest HC games are coming with 64 bit OS.Is it possible to convert my laptop to 64 bit?


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07 Nov 2014   #2
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

There is a reason the games require x64 bit............Of course you cannot make them work in x32.

x64 is backward compatible with x32, but you cannot make x64 only work on x32.

The only way is to reinstall windows in x64.
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07 Nov 2014   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I did notice another problem. Two anti virus programs at the same time.
When you do installed a 64 bit Windows 7 just use one anti virus program.
If it was me I would choose MSE.

Quote:
Internet Speed 921.6 kbps(Dial up Connection)
Antivirus Quick Heal,MSE
Browser Opera,Chrome
What I find on the internet your laptop should of come with Windows 7/64 Home Premium.
What does the COA Microsoft sticker on the laptop indicate?
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09 Nov 2014   #4
jpchint

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I did notice another problem. Two anti virus programs at the same time.
When you do installed a 64 bit Windows 7 just use one anti virus program.
If it was me I would choose MSE.

Quote:
Internet Speed 921.6 kbps(Dial up Connection)
Antivirus Quick Heal,MSE
Browser Opera,Chrome
What I find on the internet your laptop should of come with Windows 7/64 Home Premium.
What does the COA Microsoft sticker on the laptop indicate?
My laptop came with DOS,with intel core i3 processor and radeon graphics stickers and nothing else.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Nov 2014   #5
jpchint

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by andrew129260 View Post
There is a reason the games require x64 bit............Of course you cannot make them work in x32.

x64 is backward compatible with x32, but you cannot make x64 only work on x32.

The only way is to reinstall windows in x64.
My system is 64 bit capable,that means by simply installing a 64 bit win 7 OS,i can convert my system into 64 bit.Thats it??


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09 Nov 2014   #6
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Yes, reinstall windows in x64. And you do not have dos, you have windows 7....
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09 Nov 2014   #7
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Some where on the laptop their should be a Microsoft COA sticker.
It might be in the battery compartment.
You will need the numbers on that sticker.
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10 Nov 2014   #8
boogieboy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You can't run a 64bit app/game on a 32bit windows... just install 64bit version of windows
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11 Nov 2014   #9
Faladu

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

That laptop is not going to be handling high end gaming, sorry, CPU class is too low: i3-2350, even if you do upgrade to 64-bit 7, won't matter, hardware limitations including that sub-par for gaming video also.

You need a much higher tier laptop for that gaming, much better off cost/performance wise with a desktop.
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11 Nov 2014   #10
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

It is impossible to run 64 bit software in 32 bit Windows. The very similar user interface tends to hide the fact that internally these operating systems are VERY different. 64 bit Windows does not have an automatic ability to run 32 bit software. A 64 bit OS requires a 32 bit subsystem that was specifically designed to make this possible. There is no similar system to allow 64 bit software to run on a 32 bit OS.

The only possible option is to install a 64 bit OS. This would requires a clean install of the OS and all applications. But understand that the computer is a low end laptop and unsuitable for serious gaming.
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