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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Windows 7 Tips

How to find if Windows is a 32-bit or 64-bit Version of Windows?



Consumers may install Windows in 2 different types of Bit-Versions. One is 64 Bit Version of Windows & other is 32 Bit version of Windows. Usually, Windows comes pre-installed on new computers. While downloading any software if the website asks you if your Windows is 32 bit or 64 bit then to find the bit Version of your Windows, here is how you can do it.
To find your Operating System information in Windows Seven:

Method 1: View System window in Control Panel

   1. Click Start , type system in the Start Search box, and then click system in the Programs list.  or Click Start Menu > Control Panel, > System & Maintenance > System.

   2. The operating system is displayed as follows:
          * For a 64-bit version operating system: 64-bit Operating System appears for the System type under System.
          * For a 32-bit version operating system: 32-bit Operating System appears for the System type under System.



Method 2: View System Information window

   1. Click Start & type system in the Start Search box, and then click System Information in the Programs list.
   2. When System Summary is selected in the navigation pane, the operating system is displayed as follows:
          * For a 64-bit version operating system: x64-based PC appears for the System type under Item.
          * For a 32-bit version operating system: x86-based PC appears for the System type under Item.

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