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Windows 7: 32bit to 64bit - advice please?

13 Mar 2017   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
32bit to 64bit - advice please?

My dear old pc is crawling to the end of its life and I have been offered one that also has Windows 7 Home Premium as my existing one does but is 64bit whereas mine is 32bit.

Does this make any difference please? Will all my programs work when I move/install them?

I have Backup and FEBE for Firefox so I am hoping the move across will not be too bad but wanted to check that 32 to 64 isn't going to cause techy-dim me anything I won't be able to cope with.

All and any advice or help gratefully appreciated.

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13 Mar 2017   #2

win 8 32 bit

95% of things work ok but you will have to reinstall software. How much ram has the pc got there isn't a lot of point in 64 bit unless you have more than 4gig ram
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13 Mar 2017   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64bit

Thanks - I assume software means programs. Sadly the new one only has 3gig whereas the one I use has 4gig.
I only use about a third of the memory capacity on this pc if that makes a difference?
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13 Mar 2017   #4

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring

None at all, was running mine on 3gb, up till XMAS.

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13 Mar 2017   #5

Windows 7 Pro 64bit

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