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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (4)

1
vote
1answer
2k views

Configure VMware Workstation to exclusively use network card?

What I want to do, in VMware Workstation 8 on Windows (7 x64), is that one network card be used only by the host and the other only by VMware but not the host. This is because the networks ("Evil" and ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows 8.1 UEFI x64 & Windows XP x64 Dual-Boot

I want to add option to boot in XP into the Win8.1 boot menu. So I have 2 drives: On the first one I have installed Windows 8.1 x64 UEFI; And on the second - Windows XP x64. Following is what I ...
-1
votes
4answers
250 views

Force Windows 7 to unload items from memory (not Superfetch)

The question is how to force Windows 7 to REMOVE items from my RAM when they are no longer in use. Because this question is met with 100% resistance I'm going to clarify this once... This question ...
0
votes
3answers
12k views

Dell Optiplex 755 - serial port driver for windows 7 64bit

I have a dell optiplex 755 (tower), it was shipped originally with vista but was recently reinstalled using Windows 7, 64 bit. THe serial port driver, and something else called "PCI Simple ...
-3
votes
0answers
14 views

If I buy a Surface Pro 3 from best buy in the US and ship it to the UK via UPS, will I still have the 1 year warranty? [on hold]

I can't afford to buy the Surface in the UK and I want to buy it from the US so I can get it a bit earlier, and a bit cheaper (like £160 cheaper). I will use UPS to ship it from best buy in the US to ...
120
votes
9answers
60k views

Why does 64-bit Windows need a separate “Program Files (x86)” folder?

I know that on a 64-bit version of Windows the "Program Files" folder is for 64-bit programs and the "Program Files (x86)" folder is for 32-bit programs, but why is this even necessary? By ...
5
votes
2answers
8k views

Accessing partitions of an USB Flash Drive in Windows 7 64 bit

I have a 32GB Sandisk Cruzer Blade usb flash drive. I use it in many devices such as my car audio system, where they can only read FAT32. I also use it with my Windows, where NTFS is needed since I ...
2
votes
3answers
226 views

What's the difference between a 32-bit and 64-bit program in Windows

Why can't a 64-bit program run on a 32-bit copy of Windows? How does my PC know that I'm running a 64-bit program? Does the program have a piece of code telling Windows that it's a 64-bit program or ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

CheckPoint SecuRemote / SecureClient on Vista 64

According to this page, CheckPoint's SecuRemote client is not supported on Vista 64: ...
0
votes
1answer
580 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
944 views

Loading managed Windows PowerShell failed with error 80070002

I get an error when I try to run PowerShell: Internal Windows PowerShell error. Loading managed Windows PowerShell failed with error 80070002. I am running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). This ...
3
votes
4answers
218 views

Cannot install any antivirus software in Windows 7 64 bit

I have a Windows 7 64 bit system with 4 GB RAM and Intel i3 processor. I tried to install Avast 9 free antivirus and AVG in it several times, but I can't. I even tried to install it as admin, that too ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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
1
vote
4answers
310 views

Cannot Run .exe from Network Drive

I am trying to run an executable file from a network drive on Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) in order to install a program, but, each time I try, it doesn't run and the following message appears: ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

File corruption after copying files in Windows 7 64 bit using two methods

I have 5000 pictures and other files in a directory taking up 35 GB. I want to duplicate this directory. Method 1: I do a simple copy and paste of the directory in explorer. I have the habit of ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
8
votes
6answers
12k views

How to delete a font in Windows 7 that is still in use?

I installed a barcode font for a project. The font was installed thru the Fonts control panel. Now I would like to remove the font from my system but when I try to delete it it gives me a warning ...
0
votes
4answers
9k views

Windows 7 64-bit driver for HP Color Laserjet CM1015 MFP

I bought my HP Color Laserjet CM1015 MFP about 5 years ago. It worked flawlessly on Windows Vista (unsure of 32/64-bit). This worked well on Windows 7 64-bit on two different machines (I upgraded to a ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
26 views

I have a 64-bit OS and running Vista. I only have 4 GB RAM can i add 4GB RAM?

i am looking to upgrade my desktop to be compatible with my schools software i need to work with. My Gateway is copyrighted in 2007 it runs Windows Vista and is a 64-bit OS. I have AMD ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

Can I upgrade to 64bit Windows 7 from 32 bit Windows 7 without CD?

My PC is now running 32-bit windows 7 and I want to upgrade it to 64-bit but I don't have disc. Can I upgrade to Widnows 7 64 bit without any CD ? If yes, what would I need to do?
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Wireless adapter won't enable

I bought a d-link dwa-125, plugged it in and windows recognized it right away and said everything was good to go. But there were no connection options. When I open up the network control panel and ...
5
votes
5answers
29k views

How do I repair the .Net Framework on Windows 7

So I ran spyware doctor and it had a bunch of malware stuff. I clicked "Remove" but failed to create a restore point first. Now my websites running on .net 2.0 as well as visual studio 2008 are not ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
5k views

System DSN vs user DSN

Every new computer in my company undergoes the same software installation process; one program in particular needs to access a MS SQL Server database via ODBC. The program is then used by multiple ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

How to change '.py' file from 'PY File' to 'Python File' in Windows? [duplicate]

I want to implement drag and drop of files onto a Python3 script. I noticed that my Windows7 64bit does not recognize '.py' as 'Python File' but as 'PY File' (Windows is just capitalizing the file ...
0
votes
1answer
973 views

Make photoshop 32bit open by default. (instead of 64bit)

How can I make the 32bit version of photoshop open by default? As it is now, if I open anything that is a photoshop document, the 64bit version opens instead. I have a bunch of 32bit filters and ...
13
votes
2answers
2k views

Mah Jonng game on Archive.org from 1991 will not run

I am trying to download v3.5.1 on archive.org of Mah Jonng. I have no idea what is wrong with it but here is the error when I try to run it: Okay, this game is from 1991 and maybe it will not run ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Bioshock2 installer is not running under windows 7 64bit

When I try to install the Bioshock2 game under windows 7 64-bit i get the following error- "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your ...
3
votes
3answers
8k views

All-in-One Thumbnail Viewer for Windows 7 x64?

I have Windows 7 x64 installed along with Adobe Reader X, Photoshop CS5, and Illustrator CS5. I have noticed that these dont have a thumbnail generated for them. What I need is an All-in-One Thumbnail ...
11
votes
5answers
27k views

Truecrypt: Encrypt entire drive without having a CD/DVD drive

When I try to encrypt my laptop using TrueCrypt, it wants me to create a rescue disk and verify it. However, the laptop does not have a CD drive or a DVD drive, and I don't own something that can be ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
18
votes
4answers
29k views

Why Virtual Box won't give me option to create 64 bits guests?

My host is x64 bits Windows 8.1. I downloaded the latest Virtual Box (4.3) and I'm trying to create a VM with a 64 bits Ubuntu OS (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-amd64). When I go to New VM wizard, it ...
2
votes
3answers
945 views

Windows 7: from Geforce 8800 to three monitors?

I've got a GeForce 8800 that I've quite happy with. It drives my two 23" widescreen displays well. Now I've got a 19" standard display that I want to stick between the two widescreens. My second ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Office 2013 installation error 1406

Hi I am trying to install Office 2013/2010 on my Windows 7 64 bit laptop. But each time I get the error 1406 which stops the setup boot-strapper. I have tried amending registry, cleaning up old ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

Windows-7 Ultimate 64 bit wont connect to my wired/wireless networks

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. Everything was working fine & then just stopped working. The nic card Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller is enabled but does not connect to my router (cables & ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

Windows 7 Mapped Network Drive Multiplying to Create Duplicates all the way to Z:

A strange issue came in today from some users. At least two Windows 7 x64 boxes that have duplicate mappings of a network drive. The drive is not mapped with a log in script, but done manual through ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Why can't I open ANY web page with the EPM box unchecked in IE10 on Windows 7 x64?

I upgraded from IE9 to IE10 on my Win 7 64 bit computer through the automatic updates through Win 7. As soon as the upgrade completed I tried to open a webpage and got the error message: "This Page ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Processor Maximum and Minimum state missing from Power Options

Restarted my laptop after all-night torrenting, and when the exhaust fan felt unusually warm, I notice the setting is gone, my CPU is running on max-speed no matter what profile I choose (even ...
-2
votes
1answer
585 views

Need a 64-bit version of MSWLOGO software or an identical alternative 64bit version [closed]

MSWLOGO is an educational software, i need a version which works on WINDOWS SERVER, WINDOWS 7 and other 64BITs. I tried using COMPATIBILITY mode but it does not work.
9
votes
4answers
13k views

Per-application audio control that works in Windows 7 64 Bit

Added: Last item that I could not gain (per-app) control of is "System Sounds" I do not know what executable or window to "talk to" to control this item. On Windows 7, I'm still looking for a ...
0
votes
1answer
228 views

Is it possible to get case-sensitive filename handling in Cygwin 64-bit running on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit?

I have been using Cygwin 32-bit on Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. I had the HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\kernel\ObCaseInsensitive registry key set and all has been good: I ...
0
votes
3answers
57 views

Check if my machine is 64-bit capable on Linux (Ubuntu)?

Similar to this question, I have a 32-bit OS (Ubuntu), but I want to know if my machine is 64-bit capable... I checked out the question, but the answers are Windows-specific... I also checked this ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

BSOD: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE

recently I've been encountering BSODs on my Windows 7 64-bit SP1 computer and need help to resolve the problem. These BSODs usually happen when my computer is idle for a while (about a couple hours). ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Cannot install matplotlib in cygwin (freetype issue)

It would be really nice to have matplotlib in my cygwin environment. I have 64-bit Windows 8 with 64-bit cygwin. When I type: pip install matplotlib I get whe following error message: * The ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

speed issues with third generation i5 processeurs

I have just bought a new Windows 8 Ultrabook with a third generation i5 3317u processor. My professional programs run much slower than on the old computer which is 8 years old (running on an M4 SDD ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

can't merge down layers photoshop cs6?

I have adobe Photoshop cs6 installed only the 64 bit I didn't install the x86, now I can't merge down layers I tried ctrl+D but didn't work besides "merge down" command is dimmed
-1
votes
2answers
55 views

On PCIe 1.0, does a 64 bits graphic card could be compatible with 32 bits OS (Windows 7 32bits)

On PCIe 1.0, does 64 bits graphic card could be compatible with 32 bits OS (Windows 7 32 bits) ? Is there any restriction? Edit: Few peoples told in comments that bitness should not be an issue. ...