Windows 7 ( 32 or 64 bit)

  geedad 13:21 04 Sep 2010

What's the difference between 32 and 64 bit Windows 7?
I am thinking of going Windows 7, and need to get some advice about the different versions.
I have seen some well-priced machines in 32 and 64.
Anyone help, please?

  VoG II 13:28 04 Sep 2010
  northumbria61 13:30 04 Sep 2010

Read the advantages of going Windows 7 64bit for your self here - click here OR choose from this list - click here

I have been running Win 7 64bit since it was released September 2009. Not had any problems with it. Some people report problems installing "Older" scanners (drivers) but they can usually be installed with a bit of "tweaking". 64 bit is certainly the way forward - Some manufactures are now installing 64bit on their products, PC's and Laptops. It is also more secure. Trust me, you won't look back.

  northumbria61 13:32 04 Sep 2010

Should have added most 32bit software will run on 64bit systems

  sunnystaines 14:04 04 Sep 2010

I went for 32bit so it was easier to get the drivers.
the future will be 64 bit.

  geedad 14:08 04 Sep 2010

Many, many thanks to you both!
That's great information, and it is obvious that the way forward is 64-bit!

  geedad 14:22 04 Sep 2010

Sorry, sunnystaines, I left you out of my thanks, because of too early viewing of previous members' postings, but - here goes - THANK YOU!

  morddwyd 19:40 04 Sep 2010

Just to add my vote for 64. I've been using it on three computers since the RC came out with no problem.

One of the great things, in my view, about Win 7 is that if there's a problem it simply goes on-line and finds a solution.

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