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Windows 7: 64 bit

28 Oct 2009   #1
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 
64 bit

I am wondering whether my Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00 GHz can support a 64 bit OS and also should I stick to the 32 bit version?


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28 Oct 2009   #2
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
I am wondering whether my Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00 GHz can support a 64 bit OS and also should I stick to the 32 bit version?
Your processor is x64 capable.
See #9 in this thread.
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28 Oct 2009   #3
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

another question will the programs have to be 64 bit?
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28 Oct 2009   #4
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Also if you're already running 32 Windows 7, it should tell you if your processor supports 64 bit from Control Panel -System and/or View and Print details of the W.E.I assessment.
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28 Oct 2009   #5
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
another question will the programs have to be 64 bit?
Most x86 programs will work under x64 architecture.
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28 Oct 2009   #6
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
another question will the programs have to be 64 bit?
No.

Very few 64 bit programs exist yet. (One example: Adobe Photoshop CS4 includes both 32 and 64 bit versions.) Most 32 bit programs run without difficulty. Search the Web for WoW64.

What you'd lose would be the ability to run 16 bit programs.
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28 Oct 2009   #7
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dogz View Post
I am wondering whether my Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.00 GHz can support a 64 bit OS and also should I stick to the 32 bit version?
Dogz

Do you really have 1 gig ram?
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29 Oct 2009   #8
Dogz

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
 
 

Not sure and thanks everyone
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29 Oct 2009   #9
Matt140

Windows 7 Home Premuim 64-bit
 
 

If you have less than 4GB of RAM, swapping to 64-bit will slow down your PC.
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