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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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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VirtualBox 64 bit guest VM stopped working after upgrade

I've been running a Windows Server 2012 VM on a Windows 8 64 bit host using VirtualBox 4.2.18 successfully. After upgrading to VirtualBox 4.3.0, the VM fails to start up because it stated that it does ...
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Click on icon in taskbar may not lead to setting application to foreground

Just few days ago I've faced with a nasty problem - after I click on any icon in Windows Taskbar nothing happens except for icon blinking (though application should be brought to foreground). I've ...
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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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TCP > COM1 for receiving messages and displaying on POS display pole

I currently have a Java Applet running on my web page that communicates to a display pole via COM1. However since the Java update I can no longer run self-signed Java Applets and I figure it would ...
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558 views

Boot Windows 7 with UEFI

I am trying to install Windows 7 x64 SP1 on a UEFI enabled Dell 6430 laptop (yes, I know I can set legacy options, but I specifically need a UEFI image for capture) and the installation disc stops at ...
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USB / WIN7 pro 64 bit /. Code 43 error on music recorder

My Tascam model DP-32 is a music recorder with a USB interface. The USB works fine on my Vista 32 bit laptop, and my other desktop (XP-32 bit). However, a new PC with WIN 7 64 bit refuses to ...
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Virus that causes memory to buffer up for hard disk tasks?

What could this be? When explorer.exe starts Autoplay and starts scanning files, explorer's memory usage shoots up to 6GB (I have 8GB, 64 bit Windows 7). When I run file recovery software such as ...
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Printing works from Word but not Wordpad

I have a printer attached to the network with a lot of devices able to print to it. One of my desktops, however, will only print to it in Word 2013 or from Chrome. Using Notepad, or Wordpad, or ...
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How to install java plugin for firefox in Fedora 17 or 18

I am running Fedora 17 64 Bit, I already installed firefox with the yum install firefox, and my firefox version is 22.0 I am trying to install the java plugin for firefox. But the instructions on ...
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Google Talk plugin not working in Debian 64 bit

I'm using Siduction 64 bit (this is a Debian distro which runs off of the sid branch), and the Google Talk plugin has stopped working. My system is up to date, and I've tested both Chrome and Firefox. ...
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Windows 7 x64 repeatedly crashing due to high speed torrent download through uTorrent

My windows 7 x64 keeps on crashing when downloading some torrent which attains high speed. I've installed a software called WhoCrashed and tried to analyze the problem. I'm out of my wits as to why ...
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Cannot Log On - Not Enough Resources

I only have one account on this computer (password protected) and it is an administrator. Whenever I try to log on it gives me an error message that it is impossible to log on due to a lack of ...
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On x86 architecture, why are there fewer bits for virtual address space than physical?

I was reading this article on 64 bit computing, and it mentions: For example, the AMD64 architecture as of 2011 allowed 52 bits for physical memory and 48 bits for virtual memory I would think ...
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Force 64-bit Java in OS X

It used to be that (when Java wasn't handled by Apple for our systems) there was a list in the control panel that let you choose which version of Java was preferred. That doesn't really exist anymore ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way I could transfer all files of a given extension with SSH?

do you know how I could transfer all files with a particular extension (ex. txt files) from a server and keep the folder sctructure using SSH Secure File Transfer? I'm using Win 7 Pro 64-bit, and I ...
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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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Windows 7 - 64bit OS - Opens java.exe always in a separate command prompt

Upgraded my windows 7 from 32 bit to 64 bit. Installed Java 6 (64 bit) and 7 (64 bit) version. Whenever i execute "java" in a command prompt, it opens a new command prompt and execute it. Even if i ...
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344 views

dir command not working in a specific folder

C:\Users\Shailesh\My Documents>dir Volume in drive C is XXXXXXXX \\never seen these two lines before Volume Serial Number is XXXX-XXXX Directory of C:\Users\Shailesh\My Documents File Not ...
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Can I install Win7 (32-bit) on a 64-bit computer? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if some of the device drivers will fail, or does the 64-bit CPU emulate 32-bit?
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VMWare Tools fails to download and install in VM Player (64 bit) on Slackware 14 (64 bit)

I have installed VMWare Player from the website, and have an Ubuntu machine running. My main issue is with VMWare Tools, and whenever I try to install, it fails. First, VMPlayer asks me to download ...
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0x1a STOP error occuring randomly

I've been getting this stop error for like the seventh time already, i was hoping if anyone can help me read the bugcheck result: ...
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Is a 41GB partition enough to install Windows 7 x64 bit in Virtual Box?

My MacBook Pro is 4GB of memory and 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5 of Processor. I gave it 41GB for Windows partition. Will this be enough or will it slow down the system to install Windows 7 x64 bit? I'm ...
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Office x86 vs x64

I'm running Win 8 x64, and I'm wondering which version of office to install, the x86 version or the x64? It seems to be me that an office app really shouldn't need more that 2GB of memory, so there's ...
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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 ...
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Cleaning winsxs - doesn't work [duplicate]

I've tried the cmd command and Windows cleaner with elevated privileges, neither has cleaned winsxs folder. It says that the task has been completed in the CMD, but winsxs is still 14gb. I'm using ...
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Meaning of (x86)

I want to download ODI tool for some work. But on the link here, it asks platform description. I am unable to decide b/w Microsoft Windows (x86) and All Platforms (including x64). I am using Windows ...
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0x24 BSOD error while trying to update using Windows Update System

im trying to update my windows 7 x64, using the regular windows update function, but it gives me a 0x24 STOP error, it occures when i try to shut down my computer and start the update screen, it goes ...
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377 views

Kernel error when installing Linux Mint

I'm getting this error: "This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU" I have enabled: Virtualization in BIOS VT-x Nested Paging IO-APIC but I still get this problem ...
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0xc1 BSOD occuring recently (Minidump/XML included)

i've been having lots of BSODs recently, it comes randomly, i do not know how to fix it, so far i catched 0x1c error, here are the details: Problem Signature : Problem Event Name: BlueScreen ...
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Installing IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Can you please assist me. I had installed IIS 7 on a Windows 7 professional 64 bit machine and I was getting errors when accessing my web pages, but now I decided to remove IIS to re-install it. The ...
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Latency of CPU instructions on x86 and x64 processors

I'm looking for some table or something similar that could help me to calculate efficiency of assembly code. As I know bit shifting takes 1 CPU clock, but I really looking how much takes addition ...
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Win 7 reboot loop at Mup.sys

Short version: Homebuilt Win 7 system. No recent SW/HW changes. Suddenly fails to boot even in safe mode, instead getting into a reboot loop while loading (or just after loading?) "Mup.sys". Win 7 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Repeated BSOD After Windows Reinstall

I run FSX in Windows 7 64 bit environment. I needed to reinstall windows and after the reinstall I get multiple BSOD events. Specs: Geforce GTX 660 8 gig RAM, Core I5 overclocked to 4.0 ghz. ...
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How can I stop getting these folders containing a 0 byte amd64 folder?

Every (other?) day I get a bunch of these crazy named folders appearing in the home drive C:. The names are basically like those this user talks about (What's this folder?: c8c6ac6192a47b59df) ...
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ffmpeg rtsp protocol command crushed in Windows

I downloaded build file(ffmpeg-20130902-git-fdd1aaf-win64-dev.7z) from ffmpeg.Zernoe.com, and build it. When I command "ffmpeg -version", it shows normal message. version is 'N-55966-gfdd1aaf'. ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7 x64. Some 32 bit applications refuse to install.

I have been having problems lately when trying to install older games onto my PC. It is only with 32 bit applications. A few games that will not install are: Drakan: Order Of The Flame TA Kingdoms ...
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Benchmark software, is there a difference between x86 and x64?

As the title suggests, what is the difference in a banchmark software that is available in x86 and x64? As an example, we can take cpu-z or attobench as these both are available in either x86/x64. I ...
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Serial port sniffer / monitor / logger software for Windows 7, 64-bit?

Question edited. Need to understand the serial communication protocol between a USB device and PC, that uses serial over USB communication. I was planning on using a software based approach for ...
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Windows 8 “My computer” desktop icon shown as "My computer 32-bit)

Hello after windows update "my computer" desktop icon shown up as "My computer 32-bit" (My system is 64bit) , my custom context menu also lost but it exists on my computer clsid in the registry.. ...
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How do I install Internet Explorer 10?

The obvious downloading and running of the installer doesn't work. It says it completes, whereupon it requires a reboot. When the machine comes back up post-reboot, Internet Explorer 9 is active and ...
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Does 64bit GNU/Linux have better performance?

I had 32bit Ubuntu (with Xfce) and now I switch to 64bit Xubuntu and I'm not sure but I think that 32bit had better performace, but just a feeling. I want to know which one 32 or 64 will give better ...
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Memory dumps of a 32-bit process on 64-bit Windows 7

I used 64-bit Windows 7's normal task manager (taskmgr) to dump the memory of chrome processes, which are 32-bit, but then I read an article that says it will mess up the dump. If 64-bit taskmgr does ...
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VMware - Workstation 9

I'm trying to install windows server 2012 on my "VMware 9.0 32 bit app" and it gives me an error that It can not install any 64 bit software I am using a Dell 3521 laptop and I have Windows 8.1 64 ...
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Problems updating HP laptop graphics driver

So since I installed 64 bit Windows 7 on my HP laptop I have problem finding updated drivers for my graphics card. The only driver that works is the old driver I found on HP website My laptop has ...
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Linux: How can I run multiple wine versions in a multilib enviroment?

I'm running Slackware 64 14.0 with 32 bit multilibs. Numerous sites have explained that it is impossible to run multiple versions of wineserver and that the solution is to kill the old version of ...