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 you determine that your hardware is 64 bit capable when there is no operating system installed?
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Windows 8 64bit, failed to connect to internet through dialup connection

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Force 64bit WScript to run .vbs

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Why does Eudora 7.1.0.9 (paid) have delays of several seconds RE-opening (sub-)windows?

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Memory issues with VirtualBox and Windows 7

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Windows 8 64bit say low memory while 4+Gb free

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Why is there the Installed Memory: 4.00 GB & Available Memory ONLY: 536 MB - 2.20 GB

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Having trouble with EPSON Stylus SX130 scanner

I am trying to scan files with an EPSON Stylus SX130 on windows 7 x64. When i plug in the printer, windows automatically find drivers for printing, but not for scanning. So i go to the manufacturer ...