Refers to processors where integers and other data are stored in 32-bit registers. This has been the dominant processor architecture for a while, only recently being superseded by 64-bit operating systems.

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Windows 7 32 bit wireless driver [closed]

My labtop is dell n series, core i7, I installed windows 7 32 bit on it(need for some work), I tried a lot of wireless driver but the wireless lan didn't work, any help please Note: I installed ...
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Will Bash on Ubunutu on Windows be available for 32-bit Operating Systems?

Windows announced the the Anniversary Update of Windows 10 on August 2nd 2016 will include a feature called "Bash on Ubuntu on Windows". Users who receive insider builds have already had a chance to ...
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Installing 64-bit Windows on Intel core i3 560

I've been asked to install Windows 10 on someone's computer and when I wanted to check whether to install 32-bit or 64-bit, I noticed something, that the computer has 8 GB of RAM, but was running 32-...
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I have 4GB of RAM installed but only 2GB are useble?

In the BIOS it says 4096MB, so the BIOS detects it. However Windows 7 only lets me use 2048MB. What's the problem?
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How do you prevent a .NET application from detecting the system platform?

I'm trying to build a simple web browser using the .NET WebBrowser control. I would like to prevent sites that I browse using this browser from detecting if i use a 32 or 64 bit machine. At the very ...
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Running 64 bit programs on a 32 bit system

As the title says, is there a way of running a x64 bit program on a 32 bit system ? If not, is there an emulator or is there a way of upgrading from 32 bit to 64 bit for free? NOTE: I am using ...
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Can I install 64-bit OS on my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop?

My Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop features the Intel Pentium Dual Core T4200 processor. When I bought it, it came preinstalled with Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit. I'm considering upgrading it to Windows ...
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Why do some applications run faster on a 32-bit guest VM than on the 64-bit host machine?

I have a Windows 7 x64 laptop with a Windows XP x32 guest virtual machine installed using VirtualBox. Once I ran an app on the guest and found that it ran noticeably faster than it did on the host. ...
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Where can I download the latest stable build of Chromium 32bits for Windows?

I've been trying to find the latest stable build of Chromium 32 bits for Windows without any success. I found the 64 bits version here (51.0.2704.106 at the time of writing) : http://chromium.woolyss....
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Confusing system information issue [duplicate]

I'm using a little piece of Python code to see the system info. When I try this on my system, I got these; >>> import platform >>> platform.machine() 'AMD64' >>> platform....
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Identify 32 bit or 64 bit Windows 7 installation folder?

I have couple of Windows 7 installation folder in my machine. How can I identify which one is 32 bit and 64 bit ? I tried checking few .ini and .inf files but none of it could give me a hint. Is ...
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Force memory allocation for Java VM in Windows 7 32-bit

How can I start a Java program with large max heap? I use a memory hog program (CrashPlan) written in Java, which sometimes, at peak use, needs some 1.5 GB of memory (this is controlled by the ...
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System Restore not working

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My 32bits Windows 7 using only 2.39Gb over 6Gb installed [duplicate]

I've just bought a 6Gb RAM PC and reinstalled Windows 7 32 bits on it. I remarked : 6 Gb installed, 2.39 Gb usable. How to use all the installed memory ?
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Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my 4 GB of RAM?

I recently upgraded my computer's RAM to 4 GB. My 32-bit Windows installation shows only 3574 MB of the memory. How can I make Windows use the full amount of RAM?
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how to recognize a 32-bit laptop bus size — if there still is any around

I'm laptop shopping these days and refreshing on the technologies out there. One thing i'm stuck with is system bus size-- 64-bit vs 32-bit, if this still is an issue. On the configurations i look ...
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Installing Windows x64 on 32-bit UEFI (EFI-IA32) via GRUB

I am attempting to install Windows 10 x64 (64-bit) on a device that only has 32-bit UEFI (for the moment) Since x64 Linux can be booted via a custom 32-bit GRUB.. I assume it could also do the same ...
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Access 2013 32bit Crashes in Windows 7 but not Server 2012 R2

I converted a 97 Access database to Access 2013 32bit. The database now crashes in Windows 7 but works fine in Windows 2012 R2. If I copy the database to the PC, the first time the database is opened,...
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How to check if a binary is 32 or 64 bit on Windows?

So, I need to do just that before I move the program to 32bit machine and experience a spectacular failure. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Install 32 bit Program on 32 bit Windows 7

I've tried installing All-APIGuide on Windows 7 32 bit. (Note: My Intel I5 Processor (4690K) is 64 bit, but running 32 bit OS.) Seems to install correctly but when attempting to run get error 50003. ...
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Missing Option In power option [duplicate]

I went into Power Options, created a "Advance System Care power plan" power plan, then went into advanced power options to adjust the processor power options (to limit it). (i went into Proccesor ...
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Run 32bit applications on Windows 10 64 Bit

I've got a Windows 10 Computer (home edition), which has 4GB of Ram and an i5 processor. I need to run an old 32 bit accounting programme. The vendor said it won't release a 64 bit version (although a ...
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32 bit or 64 bit OS on a 512 mb VPS?

I am planning to rent a VPS service with following basic specification: 512mb of RAM 1 CPU 20gb HDD (4gb of it is swap) Ubuntu 10.10 server I am able to choose between a 32 bit or 64 bit install ...
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Chipset supports 8gb of RAM but computer is 32bit?

I have a Compaq Pressario SR1222NX that I am looking to upgrade the RAM on. So the max supported RAM is for my computer is 4 GB. This makes sense to me as the 32 bit address limit is 4GB. However......
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Run an application only compatible with 32-bit on 64-bit machine

Title's pretty explanatory. I have an application(Second Life) that isn't compatible with 64-bit windows 7. It says that it is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and 7 but only the 32-bit version of 7....
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Why does Windows 7 64-bit require more memory than 32-bit?

Why does Windows 7 64-bit require more memory than 32-bit, according to the upgrade advisor?
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How can I install Internet Explorer 32bit in Windows 64bit?

I have laptop with Windows 7 professional 64 bit. Straight after installation, I removed all software I was not going to use, including Internet Explorer. Now I need to use IE, and what's more - I ...
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How to check whether my hardware is 64-bit capable in Windows?

My OS is 32-bit but I want to know if my hardware support 64-bit
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Running 32 bit program of 64 bit Ubuntu in VirtualBox?

I have a few 32 bit .elf & .out files that I would like to run, and for this purpose I installed Ubuntu 13 64-bit in VirtualBox. (I would have preferred a 32 bit distribution, but highly limited ...
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How to run 32-bit app in recent Ubuntu 64-bit

In short: exactly the same question as "How to run 32-bit app in Ubuntu 64-bit", but because its answer is no longer working. Details: $ bios/extlinux/extlinux bash: bios/extlinux/extlinux: No ...
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What is variable length instruction, What is its importnace in 32 and 64 bit OS [duplicate]

While reading about 32 bit vs 64 bit OS i came to know that there is instruction length varies from 32 bit to 64 bit. What actually it means and what is its importance?
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Leftovers of a trojan cause popups saying “crss.exe” cannot be found

I am helping out a coworker with Winodws XP 32-bit, and took off a Trojan using Malwarebytes, Spy-bot Search and Destroy, and Trojan remover with total annihilation of the Trojan. I also had to find ...
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Windows 8 data not showing when copied to slave hard drive?

I have 2 hard disks. First has windows 8 32 bit installed. Second has Windows 8 64 bit installed. I made second hdd as slave and copied some data from first HDD. Now when i make the 2nd HDD as main ...
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Quick way to tell if an installed application is 64-bit or 32-bit

I've got a third-party application (in this case Cognos Data Manager) installed on 64-bit Windows Server 2003. Is there a quick way to determine if an application has been built/compiled as a 64-bit ...
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Missing parameter keyword: path

SYSLINUX 4.07 CHS 2013-07-25 Copyright (c) 1994-2013 H. Peter Anvin et al Missing Parameter in configuration file. Keyword: path Windows on this computer is busted and after several hours working ...
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Dell Driver Support for Latitude E6320 Windows 7 Enterprise

I recently did a reinstall of Windows 7 Enterprise on a Dell Latitude E6320, which is a 64 bit system. After the install process, and doing typical Windows Update stuff, I looked at my Device Manager ...
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Windows 7 Drivers for Dell Inspiron 1420

I've installed Windows 7 onto my Dell Inspiron 1420 (32-Bit). I don't have an internet connection at home, so I want to download drivers into my flash drive. I searched Dell website for drivers but ...
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Force a program to run on x86? [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 8.1 x64, and I'm trying a legacy app. I get an error message complaining that the program is not compatible with x64. Is there a way to force a program to run on 32-bit mode on a ...
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Stuck with a 64-bit Windows 7 on a 32-bit machine

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop, SL500, 2GB Ram (DDR2). Several days ago, I went to a repairman (for lack of a better word) to upgrade my Ram to 4GB. After he plugged in 4GB Ram, the repairman ...
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Can I reinstall Windows 7 32-bit Installer in my 64 Bit laptop. Lost it's user account password [duplicate]

I forgot my password in my 64-bit laptop and I have a 32-bit installer. I have not tried it yet because I am not sure, I will run it in BIOS.
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Windows 7 32 Bit (on MacBook) Suddenly lost 1.5 G of RAM usable out of 4

I have a MacBook Pro running Windows 7 32 Bit (under BootCamp). It is a 4G machine, and has happily been running for 2 years with 3.5 or so usable RAM. I started noticing the fan and hard drive ...
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Unmountable boot volume blue screen, what should I do?

I was trying to install an update from NVIDIA for my GTX 560, but while it was installing, my computer shut off. After a few minutes, I turned it back on. It got to the Windows boot screen and then ...
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Install Grub2 (with EFI-IA32 support) to the ESP partition from within Windows 8.1 (32-bit) - Bay Trail tablet

This is a very complicated idea, and it's been stuck in my head for a while now, so bear with me. In this question, when I say "Grub2", I am referring to the "EFI-IA32 version". The device I will be ...
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why Linux 64 bits system calls table is different

I just looked on the net on linux system calls numbers, and I found different numbers whether it is a 32 bits or 64 bits linux version. Why did Linux change the ordering of system calls ?? wouldn't ...
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Windows 7 32-bit on 64 bit processor, Will 64 bit games work?

I recently installed a brand new 64 bit processor into my system (very happy about it), but I have a 32 bit operating system. I want to run 64 bit games, but I don't know if I need to upgrade my OS ...
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how to install window 8 64-bit on my 32-bit PC

I am currently running Windows 7 32-bit. I want to install Windows 8 Developer Preview 64-bit. Is it possible to install it with my existing Windows 7(32-bit) or is there any way to install Windows 8 ...
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System32 files missing

This may seem a unusual request but I need someone to give or help me find a system32 folder, for Windows 7 ultimate 32-bit. I have damaged a lot of the files and it is now failing to boot. Can anyone ...
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Kubuntu - 64 bit software on a 32 Bit OS

I have a 32 Bit version of Kubuntu running on an old 64 Bit machine. Can I install 64 bit software on it, or does it have to be 32 bit?
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How do I see if a process is running in 32-bit or 64-bit mode in the Windows 8/10 Task Manager?

Previously, I would look in Task Manager for a *32 next to the process name in Task Manager to tell what platform the process is running on: However, in Windows 8 and 10 (on the details tab) this ...
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Installing a 32 version of java on mac?

I was recently was trying to use a library that needed a 32-bit version of java. I tried to get my version of java to use the 32-bit version by using the flag -d32. However, I received the error: ...