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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Programmatically installing a system driver on Windows 7 x64

I am experimenting with the WinDDK and trying to install a system driver on a Windows 7 (x64)virtual box. I have an .inf file: ; testdriver.inf - install information file [Version] Signature = ...
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Desktop not recognizing second monitor plugged into VGA port

I've got a Dell Vostro 470 with an AMD Radion HD 7570 graphics card. On the back of my computer, I see a VDI port (looks like it is added as extra) and a VGA port. The primary monitor that I bought ...
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I have a dell inspiron e1705 running windows xp 32 bit sp3. I plan on upgrading to windows 7 64 bit. what upgrades are possible? [duplicate]

I have a dell inspiron e1705 running windows xp 32 bit sp3. I have 2 gb of RAM. I plan on upgrading to windows 7 64 bit. what upgrades are possible? RAM: What the max ram I can have with my current ...
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Can I change my MacOSx version 10.7.5 from 64-bit to 32-bit mode? If so, how?

I recently purchased some logitech accessories and my computer will not recognize the tiny USB they provided unless I plug it into an additional wire component they provided, thus defeating the ...
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How to turn off auto start on-screen-keyboard on Windows 7 64 bit?

I'm on Windows 7 64-bit in a Laptop HP Elitebook 8460p I really don't like the keyboard so I plugged in an external usb keyboard and it worked fine, but accidentally I kept pressing the keys cause I ...
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Remove 16GB Cap

My local computer shop installed Windows 7 Home Premium with their OEM key, and I cannot afford to upgrade to a higher version. I have 32GB of RAM but Home Premium has capped the RAM to 16GB, ...
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How can I remove BIOS unknown password on HP 620 laptop

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Why does CPU Time for the System Idle Process increase *faster* than the wall clock?

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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: ...
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adding additional RAM without reinstalling windows [duplicate]

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Explorer dies silently and in unexpected ways

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Windows Software RAID: How can I view the Windows RAID parameters (disk signatures, etc.)?

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393 views

Can't locate Autom4te/ChannelDefs.pm in @INC (when it definitely is there)

I've been running into trouble running make for a build process that I know works on a 32-bit Ubuntu VM. I am running a 64-bit Ubuntu VM, and I have a feeling that the 64-bit may be the problem, but ...
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64-bit Excel 2010 Solver - Solver32.dll not found

I am trying to use Solver in 64-bit Excel 2010. When I run Solver, it opens the solver window, states that it has results and then popups the following error message: Run-time error '53' ...
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691 views

Intel E7500 OS supports

I have an Intel E7500 processor on a HP Compaq 6000 Pro MT PC. Processor info in msinfo32.exe shows this: Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz, 2933 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical ...
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Windows 7 webcam not functioning with warning message “Camera is used by other application”

A friend of mine told me her webcam is not functioning during her Skype call session. Symptoms/tests: Running the Skype video test gives the warning "Camera is used by other application Searching ...
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32-bit context menu application not showing in 64-bit Windows 7

I have a VB6 application which pops up on the context menu of a E-Document. This works correctly on a 32-bit OS (i.e. on right mouse click of a text file, the application is displayed for selection). ...
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Can't start video. Try closing other programs that might be using your webcam

My webcam doesn't work, I installed the camera driver. Camera option in Skype: I closed all programs but camera not work
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Why does our server sometimes works so slow?

For years, my team was developing applications for embedded systems using server with below detail : cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model ...
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Upgrading from 32 to 64 Bit Windows 7, without losing program installations/games [duplicate]

I recently built a new computer and put the wrong installation of Windows on (32 bit), meaning I cannot use all of my RAM. I would like to upgrade to the 64 bit version, though I already have ...
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why would resetting the Netgear N300 router fix my Win 7 laptop's slow wifi?

In the past day the wifi download speeds of my Win 7 HP 64 bit laptop have slowed considerably. I am trying to troubleshoot the problem and to figure out whether it's hardware related (i.e., is the ...
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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 ...
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What combinations of ram can I put in my computer?

Here's my laptop: Dell Precision M6500 (Quad Core) Laptop/Notebook http://www.crucial.com/systemscanner/viewscanbyid.aspx?id=4A6D63E631D926C3 I'm running windows 7, enterprise, 64 bit According to ...
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Can I install 32 bit driver in XP mode on my Windows 7 64-bit?

I need to install 32 bit driver on my Windows 7 64-bit operating system. I have got a reply from the vendor saying it's not supported on 64-bit OS. Is it possible to run the driver inside virtual ...
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Unable to deploy any x86 Windows version with LiteTouch_x64

In MDT 2012 Update 1, I configured task sequences for Windows 7 x86, Windows 7 x64, Windows 2008 R2, and Windows XP (x86). I also generated Windows PE for x86 and x64 versions. In WDS, both boot ...
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Is it possible to migrate programs from 32 bit Windows to a new 64 bit Windows machine (both Windows 7)?

I've got a Windows 7 Pro 32 bit PC. Getting a new Windows 7 Home 64 bit. Is there anything I can use to transfer my programs (the ones that don't come in a 64 bit flavor) to the new PC? There is a ...
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I have Windows Seven x64 installed on my PC. The thing is, If I install the Windows updates, the OS will freeze always. This happened to me with Vista, Seven and Eight. Dont know why. I have read ...
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Can two Windows 7 share partition?

I have a bit of an odd question: If I install two Windows 7 (one for 32-bits and one for 64-bits) can they share the same partition? I want to do it because I want to have both OS but I don't want to ...
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fresh windows installation doesn't work as expected

I have a VAIO laptop which has not been working as expected recently. At first, I had the Blue Screen of Death coming after some minutes of working with Windows and a crash dump. I used to ignore it ...
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64-bit VM host environment for Debian similar to VMware player on Windows?

I have an Intel Core Duo i3-2100 running a flavour of Debian. I understand Virtual Box is x86-only so is there any similar open source Virtualisation environment that can host images like VMware ...
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How to convert existing Win7 64 bit to virtual machine?

As I've upgraded from an old disk to a new one and decided to rather re-install the OS than copy an image and drag along all the 'crap' accumulated over the years I thought it would be a good idea to ...
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Toshiba Satellite L650 slow booting time inspite of new HDD and new Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit install [closed]

This is a follow up of my earlier question. Using the recovery media creator (another story for another day X( ) I was successful in getting Win 7 64 bit with Toshiba drivers installed and running. ...
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Win7 x64 IE10 “Open in new Tab” results in blank page

OK, one of my users has a very perplexing issue. When you middle click on any link, in any website, or if a website tries to open a new window (that opens in a new tab) the user is presented with a ...
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Is this system 32 bit or 64 bit? [closed]

I would definitely say that this system is 64 bit but the owner says it's 32. The computer is a Dell Optiplex 960 which comes both in 32 bit and 64 bit versions but I installed windows 8 64 bit ...
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Win 7 ultimate : Trying to install 64 bit version, it keeps giving me the 32 bit version

I've got a very strange problem here. I have a 64 bit version of windows 7 and I am installing it via a USB drive. However I keep getting a 32 bit installation instead. This is why I know it's a 64 ...
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SSD or RAM if you could choose one? [closed]

I've got a chance to either get an SSD for my Dell E6410 (Win7 32, 4gb RAM, 7200rpm drive) or get more ram and upgrade to 64-bit windows 7. I do a lot of development (.NET) and a lot of work with ...
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Mirror Drivers not working on Windows 7 64 bit computer

I am having an issue getting any mirror driver to work properly on my computer. I always seem to get the same issue no matter which driver I user. I have tried the Mirror Driver in UltraVNC and Also ...
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Windows 7 64-bit showing 12GB (7.99GB usable)

I've just added 2GB of Memory to my 10GB (4GBx2 + 2GBX2). They're all in their correct slot, and the 2GB's speed match. I am now noticing that windows is showing "12.0GB (7.99GB usable)". I checked ...
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How to fix Internet Explorer 10 x64 sysprep using Microsoft MDT?

Windows 7 x64 fails at boot after sysprep when Internet Explorer 10 is installed. Many posts, like this one posted by sgennadi, give a registry workaround. Using WIM installation in Microsoft ...
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What's so special about `hal.dll+12a3b`?

I have a BSOD/STOP 0x124 problem that keeps haunting me for a very very long time: It always happens at address hal.dll+12a3b. In my searches for an explanation/solution, I found suggestions that ...
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How to view/edit x86 registry values in windows 7 x64

I have an application compiled with x86 processor that register a number of values in target machine registry. I have installed this application on windows 7 x64. Now when I try to view the registered ...
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Unable to connect Win7 Ultimate to Win7 Pro

I have a Win7 32 bit PC I am using as a file server with a couple of external drives hanging off of it. I have a 64bit Win7 Pro desktop and a 32bit Win7 Pro laptop that can map to the "file server" ...
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How to install JDK 6 from a bin file on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit

The Android Open Source project requires JDK 6. From posts I have read all over, the Open Source JDk will not work. I have tried many things from numerous posts here and on other webs to no avail. ...
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On Toshiba Satellite L650, is it possible to move from a 32 bit to a 64 bit using recovery media creator?

Purchased a Toshiba satellite L650 sometime in November 2009. It came with 4 GB RAM (not enough key bounce while I posted first, oops :-( ), 284 GB HDD, DVD drive and 2 USB ports, 1 sATA/USB port and ...
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How many memory addresses can we get with a 32-bit processor and 1gb ram?

How many memory addresses can we get with a 32-bit processor and 1gb ram and how many with a 64-bit processor? I think that it's something like this: 1GB of ram divided by 32bits or divided by 4? to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Invalid character rendering as box in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I've tried finding an answer for this online, but am not really sure what to search. Sometimes (mostly using system tools) I will get random small boxes rendered directly to the right of the ...
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How change Windows language from Spanish to English in a Windows 7 Professionals 64bit? [duplicate]

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