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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Installing Windows x64 on 32-bit UEFI (EFI-IA32) via GRUB

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How to run 32-bit app in recent Ubuntu 64-bit

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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

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Missing parameter keyword: path

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Dell Driver Support for Latitude E6320 Windows 7 Enterprise

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Windows 7 Drivers for Dell Inspiron 1420

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Can I reinstall Windows 7 32-bit Installer in my 64 Bit laptop. Lost it's user account password [duplicate]

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Windows 7 32 Bit (on MacBook) Suddenly lost 1.5 G of RAM usable out of 4

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Install Grub2 (with EFI-IA32 support) to the ESP partition from within Windows 8.1 (32-bit) - Bay Trail tablet

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why Linux 64 bits system calls table is different

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Windows 7 32-bit on 64 bit processor, Will 64 bit games work?

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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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Possible to install 64-bit Windows on 32-bit UEFI?

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Is there any benefit from installing Windows 7 64-bit when you have less than 4GB of RAM?

I've recently purchased Windows 7 Ultimate. I have an AMD Athlon64 X2 5000+ with 2GB DDR2 RAM. I know RAM has gotten much cheaper, I know, I know, but I am not going to be able to upgrade my RAM for ...
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Linux command to return number of bits (32 or 64)?

What is a Linux command that I can run to programmatically return either 32 or 64 to indicate whether the processor is a 32 bit or 64 bit processor?
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