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when I checked my Task Manager -> Processes .. I noticed that Google Chrome is running as a 32bit application.

ie. chrome.exe *32

is there a way to make it 64 bit?

OS: Windows 7 x64 Bit.

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You cannot make any 32-bit programs to be 64 bits unless you compile from source. An app doesn't have 64-bit version simply because the developers don't want to compiler for 64-bit target –  Lưu Vĩnh Phúc Jun 5 at 8:15

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Chrome for Windows is not available in 64-bit, only Linux versions are available in 64-bit. Lack of a separate 64-bit build at Chromium Download page seems to confirm this.

UPDATE: June 2014 Google released 64-bit of Chrome 37 in canary/dev channel, that means Chrome 64-bit be available on stable channel after 12 weeks.

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WOOT WOOT @sathya! would that mean we we need to uninstall or re-install our chrome installed version when it goes stable? –  Pure.Krome Jun 5 at 10:02
    
I do believe you'll need to reinstall, but with Chrome sync, that shouldn't be a problem.. @Pure.Krome –  Sathya Jun 5 at 10:03
    
awesome! and yep. :heart: Chrome sync :) –  Pure.Krome Jun 5 at 10:05

On Windows, no, there currently is no 64-bit build. Linux is a different story, however.

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There is not yet a 64-bit version of either Google Chrome or Chromium available for Windows (though it does include 64-bit versions of a few of the components). There is however work being done to provide one and you can star it to keep up on the progress.

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