1
vote
1answer
109 views

Can I upgrade to 64bit Windows 7 from 32 bit Windows 7 without CD?

My PC is now running 32-bit windows 7 and I want to upgrade it to 64-bit but I don't have disc. Can I upgrade to Widnows 7 64 bit without any CD ? If yes, what would I need to do?
-3
votes
2answers
195 views

Is Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67 GHz a 64 bit Processor?

How do i know if my pc can run 64x bit? I have problems with 32x bit so i need 64x bit. I have a: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU 750 @ 2.67 GHz I've tried to find some help on the internet, and on ...
0
votes
2answers
114 views

Is it ok to install a new 64bit (K)ubuntu version over an existing 32 bit one?

My current OS is a Kubuntu 12.04, 32 bit version; since my hardware is at 64 bit, and with the next Long Term Support release approaching, I'm considering to upgrade with a 64bit over a 32 bit copy. ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Can I run 32 bit laser engraver printer driver on 64 Bit OS? [duplicate]

I work at a small trophy shop and we are wanting to upgrade our computer. One of my engravers must be run on 32 Bit OS. Is it possible to run a 32 bit printer driver on a 64 bit OS?
2
votes
1answer
6k views

Windows 7 x64 “upgrade” repair fails (also Windows Update error 800B0001)

Update: The original issue that spawned this question has been fixed, so this is now moot. I was unable to use Windows Update, as it'd throw error 800B0001 when I tried to use it, and would also ask ...
-2
votes
2answers
82 views

Is there a need to upgrade to 64 bit [duplicate]

I have 32 bit windows7 installed on my computer with 4 GB ram, an i5 processor and I use designing software like AUTOCAD and SOLID WORKS on it, but they dont work as fast as they should. Should I ...
0
votes
3answers
25k views

Can I upgrade from Windows 7 32bit to 64bit without formatting? [duplicate]

My friend installed Windows 7 on his computer (upgrading from XP). He wasn't sure if his processor supported x64 or not, so he installed the x86 version, just to be on the safe side. After I looked ...
0
votes
2answers
6k views

How can I upgrade from Windows 8 x32 to x64 fastest & easiest?

I was upgrading the hardware in a family member's computer and purchased the Windows 8 upgrade for $40 from their website. Not thinking, after I installed it I realized I now have 32bit Windows on ...
2
votes
1answer
100 views

Upgrade from Windows 7 OEM Home to 7 Ultimate using Vista to 7 Ultimate 64-bit upgrade disk

I'd like to upgrade from Windows 7 OEM Home to Windows 7 Ultimate using Windows Vista to Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit upgrade disk. Can this be done?
2
votes
2answers
445 views

How to know which operating system is suitable for my PC between 32/64-bit?

I'm using 32-bit operating system since I've my laptop. I've never used the 64-bit operating system so I'm much curious about this that if I upgrade to 64-bit still my pc will give me the same ...
2
votes
1answer
146 views

Upgrading to 64-bit hardware underneath 32-bit operating system

I have a home file server which was previously running on an Athlon XP cpu (Socket A). The operating system on it is Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS), 32-bit, server-flavor. I believe the motherboard has died and ...
0
votes
2answers
786 views

HP Pavilion Media Center a1630n Desktop PC upgrade to Windows 7 64?

I have a HP Pavilion Media Center a1630n Desktop PC. With Windows XP Media Center 32bit. I also have 4gb of memory installed. Specs here: ...
2
votes
2answers
573 views

Windows 7 64-bit - More compatibile with 32-bit apps than previous Windows?

I'm thinking of updating my system to an x64 one. I've previously heard that this is far more trouble than it's worth (unless you're running lots of x64 optimized software) as you would have lots of ...
2
votes
3answers
6k views

Upgrade from Windows 7 32 bit to 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Where do I download Windows 7 (legally from Microsoft)? Can I transfer a Windows 7 license to another computer? When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, ...
0
votes
2answers
139 views

process to upgrade a computer from Win 7 x86 to Win 7 x64? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to upgrade from Windows 7 x86 to Windows 7 x64? What's the [best] process to upgrade a computer from Win 7 x86 to Win 7 x64?
1
vote
3answers
3k views

How to upgrade from Windows 7 x86 to Windows 7 x64? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? I want to move up to Win7 64 bit from ...
3
votes
2answers
217 views

Windows 7 upgrade licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? I'm having trouble wading through ...
2
votes
4answers
3k views

windows-7 x86 to x64 upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? is it possible to update my system from ...
1
vote
6answers
2k views

Can XP 32bit use the Windows 7 64bit upgrade?

Purchased a new computer, actually the parts to build one. Unsure what windows 7 to purchase. Need at least professional, seems to be around $200 upgrade to $300 full version. If I put the old XP on ...
6
votes
3answers
5k views

Office 2007 32 bit to Office 2010 64 bit upgrade

I have Office 2007 32 bit installed. I want to install 2010 64 bit. I understand there is no direct upgrade. I have to uninstall and then install 2010. Is there a way to save all my settings, ...
12
votes
3answers
26k views

Upgrade Ubuntu from 32 to 64 bit edition

Is there a way to upgrade my 32-bit version of Ubuntu to 64-bit version? I use Ubuntu 9.10. If there is no simple way, what if I simply copy my home and /etc directories to new installation, will it ...
1
vote
4answers
341 views

Hardware upgrade: Windows 7 bluescreens, Vista loads

I just did a fairly significant hardware upgrade while keeping my hard disks. The old system was a dell Optiplex 745 with an Intel Core 2 duo, LGA 775. The new system is custom built, Intel i5 750. I ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I stop Jraid.sys driver file from stopping my windows 7 upgrade?

Running the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor indicated there would be no problem with an upgrade from Vista 64 Ultimate Edition. Setup starts just fine, the computer then reboots, and after reboot a ...
0
votes
2answers
422 views

How does windows 7 installation process work?

I'm trying to understand the installation process for windows 7. Mainly, what things affect which version I install (32/64 bit)? Is each disk specific to a version (i.e. Pro x86 and Pro x64 require ...
2
votes
4answers
2k views

What's the difference between 32 & 64 bit Windows for hardware [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 32-bit vs. 64-bit systems What is the difference between the 32 and 64 Windows? To move to 64 bit, does that mean just different software, or does it also require ...
6
votes
3answers
6k views

Windows Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64-bit upgrade?

I have an old Vista box sitting around, and I'm thinking of upgrading it to Windows 7 64-bit, as it has 4gb of RAM. Well, I know that there's an "in-place" upgrade from Vista, but does it work from ...
1
vote
3answers
375 views

It is possible and legal to perform a clean install of a Windows 7 64bit Upgrade license from Vista 32bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When reinstalling Windows 7, does the language, version, architecture (64-bit or 32-bit) or source (OEM, retail, or MSDN) matter? I have actually never bought a non-OEM ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Upgrade from Windows Vista (x64) to Windows 7 (x64)

Is it possible to upgrade from Windows Vista Home Premium (x64) to Windows 7 Home Premium (x64) without losing the current programs, their settings and the data in the hard disk? If possible, how much ...
1
vote
5answers
19k views

64 Bit Windows drivers for Inspiron 1720

Dell doesn't seem to offer 64 bit drivers specifically for the Inspiron 1720 (laptop). I'm going to be upgrading from Vista 32-bit to Windows 7 64bit and I want to pull down the necessary stuff before ...
1
vote
2answers
89 views

Upgrading Windows

HI, Is it possible to install windows xp 64bit over an xp 32bit installation, like an upgrade as opposed to a new format, for the purpose of keeping all the data on the hard disk as I have no way to ...
1
vote
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 ...
1
vote
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 ...