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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How do I see CPU microcode version?

How do I see CPU microcode version in Windows 7? Is there some application that will show it? I'm just curious to see if under windows my CPU is using newest microcode version. If I remember ...
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Oracle Virtual Box: No option for 64bit vm's

I've installed virtual box on my pc and I want to use 64 bit operating systems inside my vm. Unfortunatly I can only create 32 bit vms (the 64 option is missing completly). I know it should be there ...
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Intel Atom D2500, 64-bit mode

I have an Intel Atom D2500 processor which the spec site claims it supports a 64-bit instruction set. However, cpuinfo shows this: # cat /proc/cpuinfo | egrep "(processor|flags|address)" processor ...
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running 16-bit code on 64-bit OS, using virtualization

I have a program called Parsonstech Hebrew Tutor, designed for Windows 98. Evidently it was compiled as a 16-bit program, although it is not DOS, and has a GUI (16-bit Windows program). I have been ...
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Where to get Windows 64bit driver beep.sys? [on hold]

Does anyone know where to download the xp 64bit driver beep.sys? I want to use it to get the beep from internal speaker back in windows 7 64bit, as I have seen people doing this succsessfully on ...
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Why doesn’t curl install and run on my 64-bit Windows 8 system but the 32-bit version works fine?

I almost gave up installing cURL on my 64-bit Windows 8 system. I tried almost every single .zip, .exe, etc… on this site, but none of them worked. I got this message every single time: The ...
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Wuala error: “Failed to find Java VM” even when Java is installed

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Rat 3 mouse - broken after literally one use? [on hold]

Ok this was originally a question but I have now confirmed that Mad Catz RAT 3 has broken after 3 hours of use. I would not recommend buying their products.
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Import EML emails into Outlook 2010 64-bit

Evening everyone. I'm helping setup a small office network, where a number of old PC's are being replaced with new ones with a 64-bit copy of Outlook 2010. The old emails were stored in Windows Live ...
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HDD activity causes lag

Whenever there is activity on the main HDD, my PC starts to lag. Most noticeably, the audio starts to stutter and slow down, and the fps in games drops by over 50%. It gets worse as hard drive ...
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Why are there 32-bit editions of Windows 8? [closed]

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Why is my 32bit ODBC connection not showing up in odbcad32.exe?

I have a Windows 7 64bit system that must run a 32bit application that accesses a MSSQL Server 2005 express via an ODBC connection. After installation everything was working fine. Now a few weeks ...
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64-bit Windows guest in VirtualBox impossible without VT-x support?

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Is there a way to install the windows 64 bit drivers on my windows 32 bit

So, I know that I am asking an impossible thing but I think that there should be a way for that. Can I install 64bit windows7 drivers to a 32 bit windows 7 computer. Is there any way that can convert ...
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Why might Windows be unable to recognize two different VCP devices?

I plug in an FTDI virtual comport device and it comes up COM5 in my device manager. I unplug it, then plug in a different USB device and the new device comes up COM6. Now if I try to plug in both, ...
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MS Excel 2010 - Using DSN + 32 bit drivers

I need some advice as im running into a problem and so far i have been unable to find a solution. We have a set of reports developed in MS Excel that use DSN file to connect to data sources to ...
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Mouse gestures for 64-bit Windows? [closed]

Is there an application that can give me mouse gestures across all programs on Windows 7? I'm aware of StrokeIt, but it seems to have some nasty bugs on 64-bit versions of Windows. (Or maybe it's just ...
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Auto-connect Bluetooth headphones in Windows 7 64bit

I have a pair of bluetooth headphones that I've successfully paired with my Windows 7 64bit machine and audio plays through them without a hitch. On the Device Stage under the properties of the ...
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What is a xx bit process? [duplicate]

Hardware-wise: Technically, the bit size of a computer can refer to several things, such as the size of its CPU instructions or the amount of data the CPU can read from memory. This is ok, ...
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How to check if a binary is 32 or 64 bit on Windows?

So, I need to do just that before I move the program to 32bit machine and experience a spectacular failure. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Can't boot a 64bit Windows USB from a tablet originally installed with 32-bit OS

I have an Acer Iconia W4-820 Tablet which has an Intel Atom Z3740 64-bit CPU, but the Windows version installed on it is 32-bit. I'm trying to install 64 bit Windows on it by making a bootable USB ...
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Uninstalling programs silently via CMD

Is there a way I can uninstall programs without the graphical interface and doing it via CMD?
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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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How can I determine whether my processor is 32-bit or 64-bit?

How can I determine whether my processor is 32-bit or 64-bit? My processor is AMD Phenom 8450 triple-core.
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6answers
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How can I find out whether my Windows is 32bit or 64 bit?

How can I find out whether my install of Windows (specifically XP and Vista) is either 32 or 64 bit? Additionally, how can I find out if my hardware will support a 64 bit operating system?
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Connect to two LAN networks with a single card

I'm connected to a LAN with the aid of DHCP. Now and then, I need to reach a laptop someone brings to the office that's not configured to use DHCP. So far I need to do the following: Connect laptop ...
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PS/2 mouse works with Windows 7 32-bit but not recognised by 64-bit, What to do?

Our USB mouse was stolen and a PS/2 OK_520 Mouse that works OK on my Medion PC, running Windows 7 32-bit, if plugged in before booting, is not recognised by Windows 7 64-bit on a Dell INSPIRONone_19T ...
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Driver for wireless card WNC-0301 (Level One) for XP 64 bit

I looking for drivers for network wireless PCI card WNC-0301 of Level One for Windows XP 64 bit. The one I found on company's site is zipped with password. In short, do somebody know where to find ...
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Microsoft Camera Codec Pack not working in Windows 7

Because the Windows Update was not offering this as update after several update checks, I went online and downloaded the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack (6.3.9721.0) from the download center. I used the ...
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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 ...
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Why won't my Windows 8 desktop icons show?

After I restart my computer and go to my desktop, my startup items begin to load but none of my desktop items load unless I right click for some reason. I'll right click, get the loading icon ...
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Mouse will not click and drag

My mouse is currently having trouble with Click and Drag. It moves well, it clicks well (including double click); but it will not click and drag correctly. When dragging it just drops the ...
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Is it possible to run 32bit (non install) software on 64bit Windows 8.1 Pro? [duplicate]

I have a really old accountig software which has data in it since 2000 but the software doesn't have support any more, actually the company who made it doesn't exsists any more. It runs fine with Win ...
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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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java is not working in my system path

This is my system path (broken at semicolons for readability)   C:\Program Files (x86)\AMD APP\bin\x86_64; C:\Program Files (x86)\AMD APP\bin\x86; C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\iCLS Client\; ...
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How to get SVG thumbnails in Windows Explorer?

I can open them in browser just OK, but how can I have thumbnails in the Windows Explorer? Edit: I installed Renesis Player as suggested by this answer, but it does not work for me, probably because ...
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How can I open the 32-bit ODBC Data Source Administrator in Windows 7 64-bit?

I want to add 32-bit data sources. There seems to be no obvious way to see existing instances of these or create new ones. How can I open the 32-bit "ODBC Data Source Administrator" window in Windows ...
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dvd drive stopped working in windows 8 64 bit

I have a lenovo ideapad y510p windows 8 64 bit for one year. The optical drive is a matshita dvd ram uj8db by panasonic with the latest driver installed It suddenly stopped reading cds and dvds. ...
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Terminal emulator with split panes for Windows 7 (64 bit)

I'm looking for a terminal emulator on Windows 7 (64 bit) with a specific feature: to be able to split the command prompt window into multiple panes. It's a great feature of Terminator for gnome, I ...
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Do i need install vcredist_x86.exe for 64bit Windows 8.1?

http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=40784 my windows 8.1 is 64bit do i need install 3 of this? vcredist_arm.exe vcredist_x64.exe vcredist_x86.exe btw, what is vcredist_arm.exe ...
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1answer
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Getting Flash Error #2048 when trying to use WatchESPN.com on Chrome

When I try to use WatchESPN.com on Chrome I get "Error #2048" in the Flash window and nothing renders. Strangely enough it works completely fine in Firefox. I do have some extensions that might mess ...
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Error 1603 when installing Microsoft Intellipoint 8.2 on Windows 7 x64

Installing MS Intellipoint 8.2 (for my MS touch mouse) on my Dell Inspiron 580 always gives the following error: "Setup must close because an error occurred. Verify that your computer meets the ...
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Half of installed RAM is hardware reserved

After a rather arduous and convoluted series of problems that left me without a desktop for ~80 days, I've finally got the thing up and running, having replaced the power supply, motherboard, graphics ...
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Intel HD4000 driver not working in Windows 7 x64

I have an issue with Intel HD4000 drivers on my Windows 7 installation. A few days ago I tried to update to the latest version of this driver and after a restart it got stuck with the default Windows ...
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Windows 7 hangs with 100% disk activity but only when online

I have the same problem as seemingly many other people here, and I think we might all be experiencing the same issue: a compatibility issue in Windows 7 between hard drive and network controller or ...
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Installation of Expect on Windows 7 64-bit fails with “not found in the archives”

Downloaded ActiveTcl from http://www.activestate.com/activetcl/downloads/ Installed ActiveTcl at c:/Tcl/ Go to Bin directory in command prompt (Start > Run > cmd > cd c:\Tcl\bin) To install Expect, I ...
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How do I enable DMA on a SATA controller?

I don't see any section "IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers" in device manager: What does this mean? and Can I know on which devices DMA can be enabled?
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Will 64 bit Win 8.1 use more than 4GB of memory if it was installed with 3GB first? [closed]

I have Windows 8.1 64 bit installed on 3 GB ram. Later I upgraded to 4 GB. I want to know if Windows 8.1 will truely use this 4 GB to run x64 addresses apart from being just be able to access this ...
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How long will 32-bit applications be supported on Windows? [closed]

I’m trying to take a guess at how long 32-bit applications will be supported. I am assuming that there are a great many enterprise applications out there that are written as 32-bit applications and ...