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#61780 23-May-2010 20:14
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32 bit operating system on a i5 model laptop (4g ram)!

accidently installed 32 bit operating system on a 4 g ram laptop (using only 2.99 g ram atm)

could this be casuing my display driver to fail?

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  #333700 23-May-2010 20:16
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Have you installed the 32bit driver?

if not this is most likely your cause of the problem, 64bit drivers shouldn't work on 32bit


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  #333704 23-May-2010 20:22
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As said. No problems running a 32 bit OS on a 64 bit hardware. You will need 32 bit drivers though.

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  #333707 23-May-2010 20:26
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what operating system is it? linux or windows?


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  #333708 23-May-2010 20:27
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yeah the driver is still the one that it came with, so hmm yeah ill try install the 32 bit driver thanks guys,

Im planning on reformatting the laptop to 64 bit in the up coming semes, since 1 g ram is going to waste.

the driver failing is up to the point no where the laptop just completly goes black without recovery so i have to restart the whole laptop.

Thanks again ill try install the 32 bit driver off the site and see what happens


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  #333711 23-May-2010 20:27
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Windows mate


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  #333712 23-May-2010 20:27
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Windows 7 mate


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  #333839 24-May-2010 00:57
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sorry it was lag

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