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Windows 7: Just installed Windows 7...Funny??

11 Nov 2009   #1
awaisuk

Windows Vista
 
 
Just installed Windows 7...Funny??

Just installed Windows 7...Funny??

So I just installed Windows 7 on my Friends laptop.

He had Windows Vista 32bit.

After I installed Windows 7, it says that he has 64bit Windows 7??

How did that happen? Isnt it suppose to be 32bit Windows 7?

Someone please explain.

Thanks.


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11 Nov 2009   #2
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by awaisuk View Post
Just installed Windows 7...Funny??

So I just installed Windows 7 on my Friends laptop.

He had Windows Vista 32bit.

After I installed Windows 7, it says that he has 64bit Windows 7??

How did that happen? Isnt it suppose to be 32bit Windows 7?

Someone please explain.

Thanks.
Was it an upgrade or a clean install...

You probably installed Windows 7 x64 on accident
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11 Nov 2009   #3
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

You presumably used a 64 bit installation disk and did a clean install.

Congratulations (?), the computer now has 64 bit Windows.

Unless........?
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11 Nov 2009   #4
Irunongames

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Well their are 2 disks in the windows 7 package or at least mine). I guess you grabbed the 64 bit CD. On a side note do you have the proper computer to run 64 bit properly?
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11 Nov 2009   #5
awaisuk

Windows Vista
 
 

I am pretty sure its 32bit Windows 7...hmm?

How can i find out which Windows 7 CD he has?

It was a Clean install on the 2nd hard drive. On the 1st hard drive there is 32bit Windows Vista...

So something is wrong...
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11 Nov 2009   #6
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

You had to have installed Windows 7 x64...there is no other explanation

Also you did a clean install...that better supports the theory
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11 Nov 2009   #7
awaisuk

Windows Vista
 
 

But I want to install 32bit...How do I do that?
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11 Nov 2009   #8
Irunongames

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Use the 32 bit CD
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11 Nov 2009   #9
ignatzatsonic

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

You do it the same way. Just use a 32 bit install disc.
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11 Nov 2009   #10
Zidane24

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by awaisuk View Post
But I want to install 32bit...How do I do that?
You will need to acquire a Windows 7 x86 DVD...

Remember that the product key used to activate x64 will work on x86...where did your friend acquire his Disc from?
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