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64Bit on a 32Bit Machine?


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#1 august22

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 06:00 PM

I ordered win7 pro 32 bit to go on my 32 bit dell computer. I replaced the HDD also. Can you install the 64 Bit version

on a 32 bit machine?



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#2 JohnC_21

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 06:44 PM

It depends on your CPU. You can't install a 64bit os on a computer with a 32bit processor,

 

Use this utility to find out. Any modern processor is 64bit.

 

https://www.grc.com/securable.htm


Edited by JohnC_21, 27 February 2014 - 06:44 PM.





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