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i cant install windows 8.1 or 10 on my pc

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    i cant install windows 8.1 or 10 on my pc

    Hello everyone... I posted this thread earlier but no replies , my pc is giving a problem that i cant install Windows 8.1 or Windows 10... i am currently using Windows 8 pro... it says that my pc does not support compare exchange128.Click image for larger version

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    Windows 10
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    The CompareExchange128 instruction requirement was added for Windows 8.1 and latter to run a 64 bit OS. There is no possible workaround. You should be able to install a 32 bit OS but this is hard to tell for sure from your unknown system specs. Posting system specs, particularly what CPU you have, would help.
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i cant install windows 8.1 or 10 on my pc

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