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Old 12-05-2010, 11:50 PM   #1
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My brother pays for a subscription per year and he gets licensed windows 7 all of them, office and other software so he gave me one of his windows 7 ultimate 32 bit

anyway about couple of weeks after installing it I realized my motherboard is 64-bit not 32-bit, will this be a problem?
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so long as you use the 32-bit drivers and programs the motherboard doesn't really care what bit-version you use so you should be fine.
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so long as you use the 32-bit drivers and programs the motherboard doesn't really care what bit-version you use so you should be fine.
I got told that i cant go higher than 4gb ram on 32 bit is that true
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I got told that i cant go higher than 4gb ram on 32 bit is that true
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:17 AM   #6
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its all good I can change to 64 -bit free of charge
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Old 12-07-2010, 06:08 AM   #7
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it wont be a problem running 32bit windows on a 64bit processor, but you wont get the extra benefits of the 64bit processor
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