Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Changing from Windows 7 32 bit to 64 bit

13 Jun 2010   #1

Changing from Windows 7 32 bit to 64 bit

I have recently bought a new notebook that comes with Windows 7 OS installation. I installed the Windows 7 with the 32 bit option. I wish to install the 64 bit option now and wonders how can I convert from 32 bit to 64 bit?

Your guidance and steps are greatly appreciated.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Jun 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Vivalacompanie, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Unfortunately you cannot convert or upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit, or the other way around. You will have to do a clean install instead. Be sure that you backup anything that you do not want to lose first.

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Changing from Windows 7 32 bit to 64 bit

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Changing account type - changing GUI and desktop customizations, too?
I originally made one account with admin rights on my PC in June. I added a standard account for my dad last week, but the only way I could customize the desktop and theme for him with larger fonts, non-Aero theme, fewer desktop icons, etc was to make his account an admin account also. Otherwise...
General Discussion
changing windows 8 to 7 or possible xp
my mother bought computor with windows 8 and she is used to windows xp could she change that windows for xp or maybe change to windows 7 please any help would be appreciated thanks
General Discussion
changing windows folder from default c:\Windows to another location
I am thinking about changing the default Windows folder (c:\Windows) to another location, in particular to another drive. I first thought that it should be possible just by changing the values in the registry for windir and systemroot and making a robocopy of the windows folder to the new...
Performance & Maintenance
Font size changing whenever changing settings in personalization.
Hello sevenforums! I have a problem with my computer i recently purchased. Here is my story. This all started whenever I wanted to change my text size different by changing my DPI settings. What I did was right click, go to screen resolution, and clicked on "Make text and other items larger or...
General Discussion
BSOD after changing already changing rams
hi, my system is stock ; vertex2 120gb i7 860 p55a-ud3p value rams ddr3 1333 2x2gb odin pro 550w gtx 460 1gb windows 7 x64 ultimate
BSOD Help and Support
Changing from xp to windows 7
I am planning on purchasing windows 7 64bit home edition for my custom rig which runs windows xp now. To my knowledge i have to totally reformat xp to get a clean windows 7 install. I plan on buying an usb flash drive to move some files from my old xp to the new windows 7. Will this work?...
Installation & Setup

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:07.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App