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1answer
75 views

Installed Google Chrome 64 bit, but am I launching the 32 or 64 bit version?

I installed Chrome 64 bit, but am I running the 64 bit version? I went to Control Panel\System and Security\System to confirm that I'm running an 64 bit version of Windows on an x64 bit processor. I ...
-1
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0answers
45 views

Error 0x000000C4 when booting Windows 8.1 ISO 64bit

I am trying to install the Win8.1 64bit in VitrualBox. My PC is Win4 64bit. I've tried to use the bellow solutions with no results. Any suggestions? Windows: "c:\Program ...
0
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1answer
48 views

Can my MacbookAir run Windows 8?

I want to run Windows 8 on my MacbookAir. But I'm pretty bad with computers and everything so I can't really figure out if I need the 32 or 64 bit version of Windows 8? Any help would be appreciated! ...
0
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2answers
856 views

We can't install the 64-bit version of office because we found the following 32-bit programs

I have Office 2013 64-bit installed. Never installed any other office version. When I am trying to install Sharepoint Designer 64-bit, I am receiving the error on the title. Tried Sharepoint Designer ...
0
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0answers
41 views

Windows 8 start menu tile labels disappeared

I had Windows 8 32 bit, when I installed Windows 8 64 bit, this happened! The labels from the start menu tiles disappeared! I have installed the latest graphic card driver for 64 bit from nVidia. But ...
0
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2answers
81 views

Do all drives get formatted when I install new windows?

I have Windows 8 32 bit and want to change it to 64 bit. When I try to do that, it says that all my files and programs will be deleted. I have 3 drives. C is full of programs and documents. D and E ...
0
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0answers
73 views

Virtualbox support 64bit images

After I've updated Oracle VirtualBox, I can't create anymore any 64-bit machine of Windows. Is it official? How is it still possible to create a 64-bit machine using VirtualBox? Also, I'm getting ...
0
votes
2answers
52 views

Windows 32x64 custom Program files folder

I am running Windows(8.1) 32 bit and I have my disc partitioned to several logical discs. 1 for OS, 1 for data and 1 for applications. Haven't been able to find answer to my question: Can I do the ...
0
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5answers
252 views

Why are there 32-bit editions of Windows 8? [closed]

64-bit CPUs have been around for about 10 years now, maybe more. Most computers have such CPUs (I don't think 32-bit CPUs are even manufactured anymore). And there are a lot of computers that have ...
0
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0answers
47 views

Windows 8 32 bit to 64 bit

My laptop is currently running a 32 bit version of Windows 8, which does not allow it to use all its RAM, so I'd like to change to a 64 bit version of Windows 8. I've done some reseach and it appears ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to install Android sdk on windows 8

I want to start learning android programming to start my first app but as I see on their site the system requirements: Operating Systems Windows XP (32-bit), Vista (32- or 64-bit), or Windows 7 ...
0
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1answer
838 views

How to update Java 32 & 64 bit on windows8.1?

My operating system is Windows 8.1 (64 bit). Avast has been complaining that the Java installed is out of date. Occasionally, a popup comes on asking to update Java (it looks legit) and I press "ok". ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Windows 8.1 UEFI x64 & Windows XP x64 Dual-Boot

I want to add option to boot in XP into the Win8.1 boot menu. So I have 2 drives: On the first one I have installed Windows 8.1 x64 UEFI; And on the second - Windows XP x64. Following is what I ...
0
votes
1answer
191 views

.exe with parameter in registry key

I have a touch button in my laptop which I can configure what app it will open after touching it. I edit a path to program in registry. When there is some .exe file (i.e. notepad.exe) everything ...
1
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2answers
645 views

Check if desktop app on Windows 8 is x86 or x64

I don't see a *32 next to file names in the Details tab of task manager like Win7 showed it. I know I am using 64-bit Windows 8. What's the easiest way to check? Thank you.
1
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1answer
3k views

Why can't I install Java?

I've been searching high and low for someone who can help me. I've been trying for a month. A month. to install Java on my new PC to no avail. No tech support forum can seem to help me. It all ...
0
votes
2answers
422 views

Overhead of a 64-bit OS on a 2GB system [duplicate]

Does it make sense to replace a factory Win8 64-bit OS with a 32-bit one on a netbook-like Intel Celeron 847 laptop with 2GB non-extensible (soldered) RAM?
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1answer
322 views

Windows 8.1 update is not showing [duplicate]

I have all the updates needed for windows 8.1 and I still cannot find the update to the 8.1 in the app store. Why can't I get the update?
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1answer
74 views

Installing windows 7 into a win 8 computer (partitions)

I'm installing windows 7 from a dvd, everything went fine but when i formatted the partition i wanted to install win 7 into, it says ''windows can't be installed on this disk. The selected disk is of ...
1
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2answers
729 views

IS it safe to delete wow64 dll's when autoruns says so?

I have windows 8 64 bit I run Autoruns (latest version) and it states 3 dll's which are not found : Question Is it safe to delete those entries with Autoruns ?
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0answers
748 views

VT-x is Enabled, but is not operational ? Winows 8 unable to run 64-bit virtual machine

Vt-x is Enabled in Bios and it shows working in Intel Processor identification utility. but I'm not able to run 64-bit Guest OS on both VirtualBox & VMware Workstation. Virtual Box says ...
0
votes
1answer
298 views

Windows 64 bit install error

I was trying to (clean) install Windows 7 64bit, but after "Copying Installation files", about 65% i got the following error: "0x80070570: Windows cannot install required files error..." . i found ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Delete Mobile Broadband Connection on Windows 8

How can I delete a mobile broadband connection on Windows 8 Pro (64bit). I tried: netsh mbn show profiles but all I get is: There is no Mobile Broadband interface There are two Mobile ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Windows 8 64bit, failed to connect to internet through dialup connection

i am using windows 8 64 bit, and using MTS Mblaze Ultra (zte ac2791), internet is connected through dial up (Using model named 'USB Modem FFFE'), so its always get connected as wished, but sometimes ...
1
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1answer
778 views

Is IE 32-bit by default? even on 64-bit machines? [duplicate]

I know this is a simple question, but I am having trouble finding a clear answer. Is IE 32-bit by default even if you're running a 64-bit Windows OS? It seems that that is the case, even on Windows 8, ...
0
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1answer
154 views

Is Windows 7 32 bit an eligible pre-requisite OS for a Windows 8 Pro 64 bit clean-install upgrade?

I have Windows 7 32 bit running on a 64-bit capable machine. I would like to install Windows 8 Pro 64 bit (64 bit, to take advantage of support for more than 3Gb RAM). Naturally, I'm looking for the ...
0
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0answers
91 views

Accessories Menu Has Disappeared (Windows 8)

I noticed this morning that my Accessories menu is missing from my Start 8.1 (Windows 8) menu. It was there before, so I know it's not just missing.. any chance on how to find it and get it back? ...
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2answers
461 views

Why different processes see different instances of the System32 folder?

I am running Windows 8 Enterprise x64. I logged on using an account from the Administrators group. When I open Windows Explorer or a command prompt, then I can see the file cdd.dll: ...
0
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0answers
235 views

Explorer dies silently and in unexpected ways

I regularly get an Application error followed by a Windows Error Reporting event when I've started explorer multiple times to copy or move data. The running action windows stay open, thus I can easily ...
12
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3answers
142k views

Where can I download a legitimate Windows 8 ISO image?

I bought a product key for Windows 8 a while ago, but I never got around to using it, because I can't seem to find a 64-bit Windows 8 ISO image anywhere. My processor is 64-bit, but my current ...
3
votes
1answer
563 views

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 Win8 64-bit Bluetooth Compatibility issues

When I try to install the Lenovo Official bluetooth driver on Win8 I get this [messages] (https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc1/400578_10152802867230198_482164324_n.jpg): my ...
0
votes
1answer
376 views

Windows 8 wallpaper slideshow simply does not work - Fresh Install

this has been driving me crazy for the past few days, I have a fresh and clean install of Windows 8 Pro 64Bit (Activated - Not upgrade). I have about 50 JPEG wallpapers that I want to set as a ...
0
votes
3answers
5k views

How can I install TeamViewer on Windows x64?

I have downloaded the newest version 8.0.18051 of TeamViewer 8 from their website. It claims to be "compatible with Windows 8". That may be true for a 32-bit OS, but I cannot get the downloaded ...
1
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4answers
5k views

64-Bit Supporting Processor and 3GB RAM. Should i go for Windows 8 32-bit or 64-bit?

This might sound like a duplicate but i couldn't find a clear answer in any of the questions answered in this site or any other. I have a laptop with AMD Athlon(tm) II Dual-Core M320 processor which ...
1
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1answer
2k views

Fix Windows 8 EFI Boot on 32-Bit images

I've been trying to install Windows 8 on a UEFI-based computer using a USB flash drive. As far as I've have been able to gather, there have been some issues with this kind of installation, as the DVD ...
0
votes
0answers
773 views

Synchronize agenda/contacts/tasks from Outlook 2013 (64 bit) to Windows Mobile 6.5?

The subject says it all: how can I synchronize my agenda/contacts/tasks from Outlook 2013 (64 bit) to a Windows Mobile 6.5 device (HTC Touch2 in my case). First thing I tried is Windows Mobile ...
0
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0answers
429 views

Can I use both Window 8 32 and 64 bit with one key?

I got a Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32/64-bit key from using MSDNAA/DreamSpark. Since I have to use the schools software to do exams and it only supports 32 bit, I have to use the 32 bit version ...
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1answer
379 views

Win 8 freezing when using flash [duplicate]

My computer crashes sometimes watching movies OR flash videos on the internet, sometimes a bluescreen appear for seconds before the crash. I don't even know how to reproduce the problem. I tried ...
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0answers
600 views

Office 2013 encountered error during setup on Windows 8 64-bit

I have been encountering an error when installing Office 2013 after uninstalling the preview. Everytime I try to install I get this error in the logs Error: Failed to configure: ...
0
votes
1answer
230 views

Windows 8 DNS client

I've got DNS problems with certain domain names, e.g. "answers.microsoft.com". The behavior is consistent across browsers: all of them complain "unable to resolve the host name". If I open a command ...
1
vote
2answers
453 views

Tool to log the disk I/O of the specific process to the file

I'm using Windows 8 x64. The MSSE (renamed to Windows Defender) constantly causes BSoD during the quick scan (the problem described here). I wanna find out which was the last file[s] it accessed. ...
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4answers
535 views

Is my machine 32 bit or 64 bit?

i know this question has been asked a lot on superuser, but i am stuck as i have checked with different applications, windows system information, vmware processor x64 processor utility, cpu-z, ...
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5answers
1k views

64 Bit OS and RAM

How much RAM can a 64-bit Windows 8 Ultimate Operating System use? I have read on the Microsoft website that you can place up to 512 gigabytes (GB), but to my understanding, I thought 64-bit implies ...
0
votes
1answer
434 views

how to install windows 8 x64 from the dreamspark windows 8 32/64 ISO?

I am a student and I have a Dreamspark account. I have an x64 laptop so I downloaded Windows 8 Professional 32/64 from their site (there was no other version only for x64). After I install the OS, I ...
0
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0answers
252 views

.xlsx file recovered by “Recuva” not opening. Shows msg "Excel cannot open file 'abc.xlsx' because the file format or file extension is not valid

I had deleted some of my important .xlsx files accidentally. Finally, I recovered these files withe help of "Recuva". But while trying to open any of these files, file is not opening and showing a ...
0
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3answers
7k views

Magnet links don't open

Since recently magnet links (from both Chrome and IE) don't launch in uTorrent as expected. It used to work, and I have no clue what broke it. When I click a magnet link in the browser, nothing just ...
5
votes
2answers
922 views

Why are processes in Windows 8 32 bit?

Why are some processes in Windows 8 32-bit? For example: I have the 64 bit version of iTunes, but it is a 32 bit process(in Task Manager). Why is this so?
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0answers
123 views

Proper sharing audio device in Windows 8

Our application has multi-access audio device (mic) in order to record and show audio levels on the screen. It was working fine in all Windows environments except Windows 8/64bit (haven't tried it on ...
0
votes
1answer
658 views

When I try to install windows 8 64-bit on a computer with windows xp 32-bit I get an error message

When I try to install win8 64bit over winXp 32bit I get this error message: "Your installation media cannot be used to install windows. your current version of windows is 32-bit and does not match the ...
0
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0answers
122 views

Can't see Windows 8 default apps

As seen in the image below, I could not even access Settings because everything could not be seen. For some other apps like Weather, I could somehow see it but some of the text looks really blurred. ...