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1answer
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Can I DOS copy windows vista to a new Hard Drive?

I have a Lenovo IBM T60 laptop which I use for running my small business, the current hard drive is only 60gb and i want to copy/clone the entire current 60gb hard drive onto a new 250gb Hard drive, i ...
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0answers
20 views

System Resore not working

Vista 32 bit System Restore is creating restore points, but when I try to restore my system I get a message saying System Restore could not be completed and my system is returned to its original ...
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1answer
5k views

SFC /scannow reports “Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation”

I tried to run sfc /scannow.But it reports "Windows Resource Protection couldnot perform the requested operation"..I have a Windows Vista 32 bit operating system.Please suggest to know the detail ...
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0answers
415 views

Vista 32 Stop Error 0x000000B4: Video Driver Failed to Initialize. Is there hope?

Looking around on th internets, it's looking like the only option I have left is format and reinstall, which is something I'm REALLY trying to avoid. The machine has alot of activated software from a ...
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0answers
105 views

Is iTunes freezing related to 32 or 64 bit version problem?

iTunes is nearly unusable for me, and freezes so many times it seems to be standard behavior. When I opened taskmgr this time I notice there are these running 64 bit iTunes is installed, but I do ...
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1answer
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Installer is asking about x86 and x64 - what are they?

I'm running Windows Vista 32-bit with 2 GB RAM. I want to install Windows 7. The install is asking what architecture, X86 or X64. I was thinking it would be asking 32-bit? What's going on?
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1answer
89 views

Is MUI 32 bit compatible with 64 bit?

I need to install Russian language user interface in 64 bit Windows Vista system. Can I use 32 bit MUI software here?
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3answers
1k views

RAM Upgrade options for 32-bit windows machine with 2GB ram

I have a couple of years old PC used for semi-serious gaming. It has an Asus P5QC motherboard with 2x DDR2-800 1GB modules installed, running Vista 32 bit. The graphics card is external with its own ...
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4answers
41k views

Is x86 32 bit or 64 bit?

I have a copy of Windows in MSDNAA and it says Windows Vista x86. Is this Windows Vista 32 bit, or 64 bit?
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2answers
256 views

Does PCI bus really occupy 1.8GB

I am using a Dell Vostro 1700 laptop which currently has 2GB of RAM. I was considering buying some more memory to upgrade it to 4GB. I am running 32 bit Windows Vista and I know that there can be ...
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6answers
3k views

3GB RAM Installed and Detected by BIOS, Windows Vista 32bit Only Sees 2GB

I am attempting to install more RAM on a Windows Vista 32bit machine which is using a X6DAL-XG motherboard and the RAM amount reported in the BIOS is 3GB+, but Windows is only reporting 2GB installed. ...
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2answers
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How to insert registry entries from a .reg file into 32-bit registry, on 64-bit Windows

In 64-bit windows (Vista/7), there's HKLM/Software/Wow6432Node where all the 32-bit registry stuff is. If I have a .reg file with some keys in it, how can I tell regedit to import it into the 32-bit ...
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2answers
96 views

Entire USB system stops responding

After losing no small amount of work from this, I'm somewhat aggravated. I'm on Vista Business 32-bit on a Toshiba P300-011 business laptop, and occasionally all my USB ports stop responding, and ...
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2answers
380 views

Windows Vista 32-bit to 7 64-bit Memory Upgrade

My primary machine is a laptop running Intel Core 2 Duo with Windows Vista HP 32-bit installed. I have 3GB of RAM onboard, and I want to do a clean re-install to Windows 7 HP 64-bit. My question is, ...
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2answers
810 views

Linux in VirtualBox

I've got virtualbox, I've got a linux iso. and when I go to start my virtual machine and install linux, it says "This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - ...
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7answers
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How can I find out whether my Windows is 32bit or 64 bit?

How can I find out whether my install of Windows (specifically XP and Vista) is either 32 or 64 bit? Additionally, how can I find out if my hardware will support a 64 bit operating system?
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2answers
355 views

When should I put programs in “Program Files” and when “Program Files (x86)”?

I'm using Vista, and installers often choose one of the two "Program Files" folders (regular or (x86).) When I have the choice (i.e., there is no installer) how should I choose? Does it ever matter? ...
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1answer
400 views

64 bit to Windows 7 upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: installing Win 7 from Vista I have a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual core processor on my computer with Vista Home Premium, but I believe it using a 32 bit Vista version(how can I ...
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5answers
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Can I install windows 7 x64 in a VPC where the host is vista x86?

Before I waste my time trying is this possible? If not, i'll just install win 7 x86 on the VPC.
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3answers
173 views

installing Win 7 from Vista

I have Win Vista 32 bit system and I want to know if I can install Win 7 64 bit system without doing the so called "clean install". I know if I go from my 32 bit to Win 7 32 bit is a very seamless ...