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Windows 7: 64-bit vs 32-bit System Susceptibility to Viruses or Malware?

17 Feb 2012   #11
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

That's good. Doing your own research will guide you. Get back to us on your decision.


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17 Feb 2012   #12
Kevin Ismail

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Certainly will.
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17 Feb 2012   #13
Garlic

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I don't know about malware in general, but IIRC 64-bit Windows is better protected against rootkits because it only allows digitally signed drivers to be installed (in contrast with 32-bit Windows which allows any drivers).
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17 Feb 2012   #14
Kevin Ismail

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Garlic. Thanks for the info.

I did verified the setting in local policy which an option is "usually" available to change the policy setting to Silently succeed. But I haven't found it in 64-bit system (currently running WDP 64-bit).

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