Windows 7 32 bit to 64 bit

  Jozmil 13:58 29 Jan 2015

I recently bought a copy of Windows 7 Ultimate and want to install the 64 bit version. I was running vista 32 bit and i backed up all that i needed. I did check that my system was 64 bit compatable.

I have tried installing 3 times now, a clean install even formatting the drive, but at no point do i get the option for 32 or 64 bit. I just installs the 32 bit version.

  lotvic 18:23 29 Jan 2015

The 64 bit will be on a separate DVD. You should have got 2 DVDs if you bought a retail W7 version.

Did you just get one DVD - an upgrade from Vista 32bit to W7 DVD?

You could try downloading the W7 64bit .iso and burn your own DVD from the link on - they are the official MS download links ClickHere scroll down the page to the English(USA) SP1 U versions. The x64 is the 64bit and the x86 is the 32bit.

  Jozmil 10:30 30 Jan 2015

That explains it, i only got the upgrade from Vista. I just assumed the 64 bit version would be on the same disk.

  dr.gami 14:08 01 Feb 2015

try to download this and burn.. click here this is 100 percent sure that have an option of 32bit and 64bit of windows 7 try ah clean format

  chub_tor 14:58 01 Feb 2015

You can also download the 64bit version from here but beware you cannot just switch from 32bit to 64 bit. You will lose everything as a format will be performed. Make sure that you back up everything and that you have the programme disks for those programmes you wish to re-install.

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