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64bit Checker

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64bit Checker is a tool that detects if Windows Operating System installed in PC is 32-bit or 64-bit.

Normally it is not necessary to know if the Windows Operating System (OS) is 32-bit or 64-bit, because when we acquire the PC, all essential software and drivers are pre-installed. However, sometimes, when we install some drivers or software, there can be two different versions of these driver/software: 32-bit version and 64-bit version. In these situation we must choose the correct version to install it in our Computer. If we choose the wrong OS version, several things can happen:

  • If Windows is 32bit and we try to install a 64-bit program or driver, the program or driver will not be installed because it is not compatible with 32bits Operating System.

  • If Windows is 64 bit and we install a 32-bit software, the advantages of 64bit version will not be used, because 64bit versions are able to use more memory RAM than 32bit version, and therefore give a better performance.
    In the case of drivers, what is more likely is that it can not be installed, or in case of 32-bit drivers can be installed on 64-bit OS, it will most likely produce some kind of conflict or error.

For all these reasons is important to know which OS version is installed on PC (32-bit or 64-bit), and this way we can get the most out of the programs or games that we install, and avoid problems with installed drivers.

64bit Checker allows us to check quickly and easily the O.S. version. We just have to download the program and run it. It does not require any type of installation.

When we run the program it will open a window that shows the installed Windows version (32-bit or 64 bit). In addition, it also shows other useful information such as: name and version of installed Windows, installed Service Pack, CPU installed, and date of installation of the OS

The software also informs us if PC's CPU is 64-bit, and therefore supports the installation of 64-bit OS.

As we can see, the software is very simple and useful, since it occupies little space, requires no installation, and its use is very simple.