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19 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7 32 bit


New member here hoping to get help with my new windows 7 32 bit system.

I have just switched all of my data over from windows XP to a new computer with this operating system only to realize that I will not be able to use the extra (16GB) of memory I just purchased.

Am I stuck with the 2.89 usable unless I load windows 7 64 bit system?

It was really dificult for me to get everything transfered over to my new computer especially all of my outlook stuff (rules, files, etc.)

Would I be able to back everything up, and just transfer it to the new windows 7 64 bit system installation?

Any help is greatly appreciated..


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19 Oct 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1

How much RAM do you have?32 bit will support no more than 3 Gigs.Installing 64 is a whole new OS,its installing,not upgrading,you will not be able to keep your settings.Back up your data and files contents can be done,sure,but settings...Go 64,its gonna be worth it afterwards.
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19 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1

To reiterate:

You'll need to install the 64 bit version to access more than 4GB of RAM. (You wouldn't actually be able to fully utilize 4GB under the 32 bit version.)

No upgrade-in-place from any 32 bit OS to X64 is possible. You'd have to do a fresh install. All applications would have to be re-installed.

I'm not sure how much help Easy Transfer would be. It has never been of much use to me. There must be a clean way to copy over your Outlook data, but I haven't done it on a recent version.
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01 Jul 2013   #4


Hello! I am following the forum for two months and now recently joined the forum because it seems me interesting * informative.
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01 Jul 2013   #5

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

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01 Jul 2013   #6


Thanks you for giving me permission to discussion
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01 Jul 2013   #7

windows 7 home 64bit

Welcome to Seven Forums James
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