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Windows 7: 32 bit vs 64 bit Comparison

24 Aug 2010   #101
Nahtimu

Windows 7 Professional 64Bit
 
 

All in all after I experienced ~3 wks of heartache, I now have a very usable 64bit Win7 system.
  • Canon MFD - printer function worked but I had to liaise with Canon support to get the photo & CD print to work on 64 bit OS;
  • NVIDIA driver caused intermittent problems eventually obtained Win7 64 bit version drivers;
  • BitDefender antivirus complained something about 'incorrect OS' error msg;
  • One of my Spanish apps won't work at all in 64 bit;
  • I had to spend money to upgrade a DVD authoring app I extensively use... etc,..,,.,.
....but now all is good..... (except for the dreadful Win 7 explorer)...


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25 Aug 2010   #102
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Glad to hear you got your problems sorted, for the most part anyway.
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27 Aug 2010   #103
Romira

Windows 7 prof x64
 
 

I have both 32 and 64 bit versions of a utility. I can't believe 64 bit version runs slower!
How do you explain this?
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28 Aug 2010   #104
omnimodis78

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Romira View Post
I have both 32 and 64 bit versions of a utility. I can't believe 64 bit version runs slower!
How do you explain this?
By "runs slower", do you mean that it starts up, or actually performs over-all slower? It's hard to know unless you let us know what utility it is, and also, your system specs (i.e. are you running a x64 OS with low RAM, etc.), or it could be that you're expecting it to run way faster and it just simply won't so you are thinking that it's slower. Anyways, the more info you provide the better. Or, it might be that it really is slower haha!!
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28 Aug 2010   #105
Romira

Windows 7 prof x64
 
 

it's doing something with files. maybe my files aren't 64 bit. how can i know if it's because of the startup or actual performance? i run it in the command window. by the way, just realized! how can this app be 64 bit if it's running under DOS?????
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29 Aug 2010   #106
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

What do you mean by "running under DOS"?
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29 Aug 2010   #107
Solarstarshines

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

LordBob always has something good to share with us reasonable insight to the noobies and some of the oldies

Once again Lordbob thank you for sharing valued info on 32 vs 64
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29 Aug 2010   #108
Lordbob75

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Solarstarshines View Post
LordBob always has something good to share with us reasonable insight to the noobies and some of the oldies

Once again Lordbob thank you for sharing valued info on 32 vs 64
Hahaha, thanks mate.

~Lordbob
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29 Aug 2010   #109
Romira

Windows 7 prof x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
What do you mean by "running under DOS"?
i mean the command prompt.
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29 Aug 2010   #110
Petey7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
 
 

The command prompt, and DOS, are very different things. I think the last version of Windows to include DOS was ME.
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