Clean install from 64-bit oem disk appears to be 32-bit

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  1. trohrer

    trohrer New Member

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    I installed Windows 7 on a new computer from an OEM disk, specified and labeled as 64-bit. I never got an option to select one or the other, and the installation went fine. However, I can't find any indication that I have a 64-bit operating system. When I go to computer/properties/system, there is no indication that the operating system is 64-bit, leading me to believe it is 32-bit?

    Any suggestions? How do you tell for sure which version is insatalled? If, in fact, I have 32-bit installed, how do I force the installation of 64-bit?

    Thanks,
    Terry
     
  2. trohrer

    trohrer New Member

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    Never mind!

    Guess it helps to read carefully, saves asking stupid questions!!
     
  3. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    See if there is a C:\Program Files (x86) directory.

    If so, you are using the 64-but edition,

    You can also rright-click on the Computer icon on the desktop, choose properties and it will say 32-bit or 64-bit.
     

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