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Windows 7: How to downgrade from 64bit to 32bit win7


05 Dec 2009   #1

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How to downgrade from 64bit to 32bit win7

hye.I had a problem with my windows seven.while installation i format all partition.
Then i have windows 7 64bit cd only.after installation 64bit, the windows can't compatible with 32bit program.So I want to downgra
de to 32bit.How to do it??help me

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05 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 8 Core X64
 
 

You need to do a clean install (with format) of the 32 bit (X86) version. There is no way to upgrade or downgrade between 32 and 64.
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05 Dec 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

 

That means boot from the DVD and select Custom clean install. Use Advanced driver tools to format the drive and install.

If you want to go back to 32 bit anyway, then contact your Windows 7 retailed and request the 32 bit DVD as you are entitled to use either 32 bit or 64 bit with your license. You can also borrow a copy of 32 bit which should activate upon install if it is the same version.
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