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Tag: 32-bit

What version of Windows do I have, and is it 32-bit or 64-bit?

Q: I’m trying to install a program, but I don’t know if my computer has a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows. I don’t even know what version of Windows I have. PC technicians usually repair my PC, and I don’t know what version came with my computer. How can I find out if my […]

Running Adobe Flash and Adobe Reader in a 64-bit version of Windows

Q: Is there a way to download Acrobat Flash Player and Acrobat Reader to my 64-bit version of Windows?  If I can’t use those programs on my 64-bit version of Windows, can I change my Windows version to 32-bit? A: Windows comes in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. Your 64-bit version of Windows can download […]

The dilemma of 32-bit vs 64-bit computing

The differences between 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows, and how they affect your software and hardware.