Know If your pc is running 32 bits or 64 bits

Know If your pc is running 32 bits or 64 bits

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Know If your pc is running 32 bits or 64 bits

Posted on Nov 20 2012 at 01:00:15 PM in Hardware

Is my PC running the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows ? The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way acomputer's processor (also called a CPU), handles information. The 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than the 32-bit version. Follow the steps in the sections below to find out if your PC is running the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows and what edition of Windows is onyour PC. Computers running Windows XP *. Click Start , right-click My Computer , and then click Properties . *. If "x64 Edition" is listed under System , you’re running the 64-bit version of Windows XP . *. If you don’t see "x64 Edition" listed under System , you’re running the 32-bit version of Windows XP . The edition of Windows XP you're running is displayed under System near the top of the window. Computers running Windows Vista or Windows 7 *. Click the Start button , right-click Computer , and then click Properties . *. If "64-bit Operating System" is listed next to System type , you’re running the 64-bit version of Windows Vista or Windows 7 . *. If "32-bit Operating System" is listed next to System type , you’re running the 32-bit version of Windows Vista or Windows 7 . The edition of Windows Vista or Windows 7 you're running is displayed under Windows edition near the top of the window.

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Created: Nov 20 2012 at 01:00:15 PM
Updated: Nov 20 2012 at 01:00:15 PM
Category: Hardware
Language: English

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