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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Why does Windows claim to be low on memory when I have swap space available?

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Run 32bit applications on Windows 10 64 Bit

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running 64-bit Linux in Virtual box 5.0.0 on windows 7

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I cannot open FTP folder in Windows 8.1

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Internet Explorer 11 browser recently became sluggish and unresponsive in that when I entered a valid URL I would get a blank browser window

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Windows 7 Pro 64Bit… now thinks it's a 16Bit OS? I can't “repair” Windows or MS Office suite?

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WMIC Process information doesn't get the status

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Windows 10 64-bit requirements: Does my CPU support CMPXCHG16b, PrefetchW and LAHF/SAHF?

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VT-x enabled in BIOS, but disabled in Windows 7

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2 Internet Explorer (32 bit) processes taking up CPU

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How to find out the architecture of OS installed and get only the value 32 or 64 in Windows?

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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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