How I can find out if my system type is 32-bit or 64-bit

How can I find out if my system type is 32-bit or 64-bit?

1. Click the Start button , right-click Computer, and then click Properties

2. Under System, you can view the system type

 

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1. Click the Start button , click run in Windows XP or click on the search field in Windows Vista (or Windows 7)

2. Then type C:\Windows\System32\control.exe system

2. Under System, you can view the system type.

Identifying the System Type

 

What do 32-bit and 64-bit mean?


The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way your computer's central processing unit (CPU) handles information. The 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows are designed for use in computers with 32-bit or 64-bit processors, respectively.

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