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Windows 7: 64bit vs 32bit

14 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 7
64bit vs 32bit

Pardon my ignorance, but where do we go to find out which bit we are running?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit

right click "computer" and look under "system type".
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #3
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

simple way:

start-menu >> right-click on computer >> properties

*edit* oops, beaten to it :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

14 Feb 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Click the Start Orb , then in search box type: System

In the results, just under the Control Panel category, click "System"

You'll see the answer to your question in the System Type section.

**EDIT think we all 3 answered at the same time :) All with a slightly different way of getting to the same place too
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Feb 2011   #5

Windows 7

Thanks all! 32 bit for sure!
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15 Feb 2011   #6

Windows 7 Enterprise x64

Another way for the future to tell is by looking at your program files folders.. if you see one called Program Files and one called Program Files (x86).

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Feb 2011   #7

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)


From the Command Prompt:
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