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Windows 7: 32 bit command prompt running on a 64 bit version of windows

10 Aug 2012   #1
pharoahjared

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32 bit command prompt running on a 64 bit version of windows

Hi I'm running windows 7 home premium 64 bit, but whenever a program uses command prompt it says system 32 i.e. Booting up. can you tell me why this is happening and can you help me fix it?


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11 Aug 2012   #2
derekimo

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Welcome to the forum,

We all have that, there's nothing wrong with your system.


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11 Aug 2012   #3
pharoahjared

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oh OK thank you. do you know why that is? Also how come when i write cmd and command prompt i get 2 different things?


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11 Aug 2012   #4
derekimo

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I'm not really sure, is there a reason you don't have SP1 installed?
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11 Aug 2012   #5
pharoahjared

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
I'm not really sure, is there a reason you don't have SP1 installed?
not really i guess I'm waiting for my computer to restart with out my permission and install the updates.
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11 Aug 2012   #6
derekimo

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pharoahjared View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
I'm not really sure, is there a reason you don't have SP1 installed?
not really i guess I'm waiting for my computer to restart with out my permission and install the updates.
That's one way to do it, I guess.

You could just give yourself 20 or 30 mins and get the updates out of the way.
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11 Aug 2012   #7
pharoahjared

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
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i will do that tomorrow as my comp froze and i had to hold down the power button(I'm going to make a thread about this as this is not the first time) BTW did they get rid of the symbol by restart button that tells you that you need to install updates
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11 Aug 2012   #8
derekimo

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This?



As far as I know it is still there.
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11 Aug 2012   #9
pharoahjared

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by derekimo View Post
This?



As far as I know it is still there.
yeah that, thank you
edit: i made a thread on my computer freezing i think it's Firefox that's causing it
http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-...ml#post2045792
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11 Aug 2012   #10
derekimo

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You're welcome.
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