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Windows 7: Microsoft Office 2010 32-bit vs 64-bit?

19 Jul 2010   #11

windows 7 64-bit

there are BIG negatives. I have just uninstalled my 64-bit and installed the 32-bit version because of two key components.
1. I could not sync my windows mobile phone anymore with outlook, and apparently I will never ever be able to do this (google WMDC outlook 2010 64-bit)
2. Microsoft did not upgrade the Common Controls (mscomctl.ocx) to 64-bit so any office applications that use these will no longer work. We have some access applications that use these controls so this was essentially the straw that broke the camels back.

I think Microsoft have mad a huge failure in this release and have not properly assessed the implications and ramifications of these two oversights

i think it is important for people to realise these negatives up front more directly. I.e. when installing why not warn the user up front of these. I certainly would not have expected my microsoft phone to not sync with my microsoft office product, or my microsoft common control to not work in my microsoft application.

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19 Jul 2010   #12

Windows 10 Pro 64bit

This is very good information. Until I have issues I'll continue to run Office 64bit, but will keep this information in mind.
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19 Jul 2010   #13

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro

Dont know if you've seen this before, but this comes from the MS Technet site...

Microsoft strongly recommends the use of 32-bit (x86) versions of Office 2010, Project 2010, Visio 2010, and SharePoint Designer 2010 applications as the default option for all platforms.
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19 Jul 2010   #14

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
Office 2010

I am running the 32 bit version in Win7 x64 mainly because that is what was loaded (I never noticed I had a choice). I got to say this when I click on an app if it came up any faster I would have to pick it up off of the floor. Really speedy.
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24 Jun 2011   #15

windows 7

although office 2010 64 bit have advantages over physical mem. etc but it is always preferable to use 32 bit.You can compate both the versions from here.
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