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Windows 8 Pro 8.1 from DreamSpark 64 bit?

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    Windows 8 Pro 8.1 from DreamSpark 64 bit?


    I've installed Windows 8.1 Pro from DreamSpark on a brand new hard drive. All is well.

    My machine (2xquadcore Xeons with 8GB RAM) says it has 8GB but only uses 4GB - because it has installed the 32 bit version of Windows. It didn't give me the option to install the 64 bit version.

    How do I install the 64 bit version?


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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    It depends what type of CPU you have in your system. If it is only 32 bit then you can only run 32 bit OS.
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    You also need the 64 bit ISO. Did you download and try installing with that?
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