As you know that most of Windows computers commonly use operating system between 32-bit and 64-bit version. And, if you want to know your computer is using either 32-bit or 64-bit version, there are few steps you can follow to know it. Fortunately, this following article will show you steps how to determine whether your computer has a 32-bit or 64-bit processor for Windows.
In order to determine your computer is using 32-bit or 64-bit Windows version, you can follow these steps below for your Windows computer. But, there is a thing you need to keep in mind, that a 64-bit processor can be operated both in 64-bit or 32-bit Windows version while 32-bit processor only for a 32-bit Windows version. We start from Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10. First, you need to press and hold the Windows Key and the Pause key in the System window. You will see new Window and the System type status will be 64-bit Operating System for a 64-bit version of Windows and 32-bit Operating system if your computer running the 64-bit version.
Moreover, when you are looking for the information whether your Windows XP computer is 64-bit or 32-bit, here are the steps. Actually, the steps are quite similar like the previous one. Click and hold the Windows Key and the Pause key, you can also click the System menu icon in the Control Panel then General. You will see the System Properties window. If you got the text Windows XP, it means that you have the 32-bit version. Meanwhile, if you got the text Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, so your computer is running the 64-bit Windows version. Additionally, Windows 2000 and prior is only running 32-bit version and there is no 64-bit Windows version. So, determining your computer is quite easy and fast, right? Now, you do not need to worry.