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Windows 7: About The Processor..

14 Apr 2011   #1
R3MiX

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
About The Processor..

What will happen if I accidentally installed a Windows 7 ultimate x64 bit on a Intel Core 2 Duo that is x86 bit based processor?

Is there a chance that my processor will be broken?


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14 Apr 2011   #2
yowanvista

Windows 10 Pro x64, Arch Linux
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by R3MiX View Post
What will happen if I accidentally installed a Windows 7 ultimate x64 bit on a Intel Core 2 Duo that is x86 bit based processor?

Is there a chance that my processor will be broken?
No, x86 processors support both 32-bit and 64-bit
All Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs supports 64-bit
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14 Apr 2011   #3
biggles1000

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

It shouldn't have let you install it. Are you sure it's a 32 bit processor? Some of mine have turned out to be 64 bit.
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14 Apr 2011   #4
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
All Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs supports 64-bit


Even if it didn't, it would certainly not damage the CPU.

As mentioned above, the installation simply would not have proceeded.
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14 Apr 2011   #5
R3MiX

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by R3MiX View Post
What will happen if I accidentally installed a Windows 7 ultimate x64 bit on a Intel Core 2 Duo that is x86 bit based processor?

Is there a chance that my processor will be broken?
No, x86 processors support both 32-bit and 64-bit
All Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs supports 64-bit
ooohh.. thanks for the info..!
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14 Apr 2011   #6
R3MiX

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
All Intel Core 2 Duo CPUs supports 64-bit


Even if it didn't, it would certainly not damage the CPU.

As mentioned above, the installation simply would not have proceeded.
oooh.. thanks.. I thought it will destroy my processor..
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14 Apr 2011   #7
smarteyeball

 
 

Nope. They are pretty robust and it takes quite a bit to kill a CPU
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