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  #1323007 11-Jun-2015 20:21
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Ye Yea Yea make fun of the old guy , I cant remeber what I had for breakfast let alone wether it meg or gig of ram.

But I thank you all for the info I will start installing 64 bit win to use all the ram




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  #1323032 11-Jun-2015 20:55
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Brumfondl:
JayADee:
sidefx: Also, if windows 10 is like 7/8 and you're relying on upgrading your current install to Windows 10, you will likely need to select the custom\advanced option when installing Windows 10, otherwise I think it may (can anyone confirm?) just upgrade to the 32 bit version of Windows 10 (why on earth are they even planning to offer a 32 bit version?)


Oh, can we do that with Windows 10? I have a windows 7 laptop that's 64 bit capable but it came with 32 bit; I'd like to upgrade it to 64 bit Windows 10 so it can use its full 4 gigs of RAM instead of 3.whatever.


AFAIK you would need to clean install to go from 32bit to a 64bit version of windows. Pretty sure you can't do an upgrade and never have been able to.


Yeah, that's pretty much what I meant - during install you'll have to select custom or advanced or whatever it's called and do a clean install. License wise, yeah I'm pretty sure it's fine. 

 
 
 
 


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  #1323779 13-Jun-2015 06:26
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Thanks both of you for the license and clean install info. :)

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  #1353692 28-Jul-2015 19:16
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It can be changed from computer performance settings. Don't need a new operating System for that.

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