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I want to install a 64-bit windows 7 on my pc

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#1 nav2684


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Posted 29 July 2014 - 03:37 AM

Hi friends, I have windows 7 ultimate installed on my pc. Now I want to update the os with 64 bit windows. I have the below mentioned configuration...


OS Name    Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
Version    6.1.7600 Build 7600

System Model    DH61HO__  (Intel's Motherboard)
System Type    X86-based PC
Processor    Intel® Pentium® CPU G2020 @ 2.90GHz, 2900 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)

BIOS Version/Date    Intel Corp. BFH6110H.86A.0007.2012.1128.1459, 11/28/2012

Installed Physical Memory (RAM)    4.00 GB


Can I install a 64-bit windows on it? I think it is 32-bit windows!!! Please help me out... Thanks...

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#2 killerx525


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Posted 29 July 2014 - 05:24 AM

Hi, your CPU can certainly support 64bit and you will able to install Windows that is 64bit without issue.

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Posted 02 August 2014 - 04:49 PM


Can I install a 64-bit windows on it? I think it is 32-bit windows!!! Please help me out.


This suggests that you are not sure if you have 32 or 64 bit Windows at the moment. To find out for certain, click 'Start' then RIGHT click on 'Computer', then click on 'Properties' and in the middle of the screen that appears you will see a line 'System Type'. This line will tell you if you have a 32 or 64 bit system at the moment.


The only real advantage that a 64 bit system brings is that you will be able to use all of your existing 4Gb of RAM instead of about 3.4Gb at present. Of course, if you intend upgrading your RAM to more than 4Gb then a 64 bit system is essential.


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