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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Dell Inspiron 15R (N5010) i3 2.6GHz Ram Upgrade Crash

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How to get Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0 to work on Windows 8.1?

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mingwm10.dll missing: error at program start and unsure how to proceed

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Is there a way to force Windows 10 to recognize more than 3.5 GB Ram on a 64 bit system? [duplicate]

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

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A few weeks ago, I inserted my pendrive into my college's PC to transfer my assignments, but it was not working. It was corrupted and was asking to format. I couldn't even copy files, and was forced ...
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BlueScreens on my ThinkPad with Windows 7 64 Bit and a SSD (CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION, ntoskernel.exe)

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