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  1. #1
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    Oct 1999
    Los Angeles,CA,USA

    How to find out if computer is x32 or x64?

    I am planning to put Windows 7 on a computer. My understanding is that there is Windows 7 for x32 computers and x64 computers. Do you guys know how I can tell if a computer is x32 or x64? Thanks.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Arkham Asylum, Cell 13
    So you're asking if the CPU is capable of running a 64-bit OS?

    First you need to find what CPU you have. You can try looking in Device Manager or use an app like this:

    Then you can look up the cpu specs here:

    It also depends on how much ram you have. If you have more than 4GB, you'd need to install a 64-bit OS to access it all.

  3. #3
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    Feb 2011
    Maryland, USA
    You might also try checking the BIOS to see if the CPU model is listed.
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