64-bit refers to processors that have a word length (the fundamental data type of registers and memory transfer operations) of 64 bits, allowing each word to hold 2^64 = 1.845 x 10^19 discrete values (over 4 billion times as much as a conventional 32-bit word).

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Which bit version of windows 7 would be better from a gaming perspective? Core 2 duo (T6400) + 4GB [on hold]

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Windows installer fails to update itself with error 0x80073701 ERROR_SXS_ASSEMBLY_MISSING and will not load any other updates

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Which considerations for deciding between 32bit and 64bit Linux distro on an old computer?

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Installed Java 64bit and have chrome 64bit, chrome doesn't reckognize java, but IE does

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I want to hide a certain application (in this case Chrome) from the taskbar in Windows 7 64-bit but keep the window visible (the window is running permanently visible on a 2nd monitor and I don't want ...
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printing documents is slow on 64 bit windows machine when compared with 32 bit windows machine

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Can CygWin 64 bits compile 32 bits sources?

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Why is there the Installed Memory: 4.00 GB & Available Memory ONLY: 536 MB - 2.20 GB

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Unknown Java error: Warning: Unable to load Java Runtime Environment

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How to install 32 bit SharePoint Designer alongside 64 bit office

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Java Control Panel does not show installed java runtime

I installed the Java 8 64bit runtime in parallel to a Java 7 64bit runtime on my Windows 7 machine. Now the Java Control Panel does not list any runtime in the tab "Java" any more. Specifically, the ...
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Keeping an old 32-bit OS install on a new 64-bit system. Performance?

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Unable to install Kies on Windows 7

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Running kextutil in 32bit mode on Mavericks OS X

I need to use the following command in 32bit architecture for OS X Mavericks sudo kextutil -t -v file.kext I've tried going to System Preference's Get Info and checking the "Open in 32 bit mode" ...
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32 vs. 64-bit ODBC Administor Utilities

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Does 64-bit Chrome store Flash data in a different place from 32-bit Chrome?

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Symantec Endpoint Protection Prevents VirtualBox Guest From Starting

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Mixing 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems on a MacPro

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Installing skype in Slackware x86_64

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How to set “64-bit” Windows Media Player as the default media player?

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I am currently writing a batch script that will start processes on an operating system. This batch script is called from a test application that is built and run as a 32-bit application on both 32-bit ...
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How do I make .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 install quietly?

I am trying to install, as part of my chained bootstrapper installation project, .NET Framework 3.5 SP1. But, when you run the installer, even by itself, with /q /norestart, it is anything but quiet. ...
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Create Windows-compatable symbolic links in Ubuntu

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