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System Type - 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) Windows 8


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System Type - 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) Windows 8
This tutorial will show you how to tell if you have a 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) version of Windows 8 and 8.1 installed on your PC.
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How to Tell if You Have a 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) Windows 8 and 8.1
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This tutorial will show you how to tell if you have a 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) version of Windows 8 and 8.1 installed on your PC.
How to Tell if You Have a 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) Windows 8 and 8.1

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This tutorial will show you how to tell if you have a 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) version of Windows 8 and 8.1 installed on your PC.



Here's How:

1. Do step 2, 3, or 4 below for how you would like to open the System window.

2. Press the :winkey: + Pause/Break keys, and go to step 5 or 6 below.

3. Open the Control Panel (icons view), click/tap on System, and go to step 5 or 6 below.

4. Open the Power User Tasks Menu, click/tap on System, and go to step 5 or 6 below. (see screenshot below)
Win+X.jpg

5. If you have a 32-bit (x86) Windows 8 installed, you will see 32-bit to the right of System type. (see screenshot below)
32-bit_W8_System.jpg

6. If you have a 64-bit (x64) Windows 8 installed, you will see 64-bit to the right of System type. (see screenshot below)
64-bit_W8_System.jpg


That's it,
Shawn


 
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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone

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Method for geeks:

Open Run by pressing :winkey:+R, type msinfo32, then click OK.
Look on the System Type, if it was 32-bit it will show x86-based PC, if it was 64-bit it will show x64-based PC.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Homemade PC
    CPU
    AMD Athlon X4 760K
    Motherboard
    MSI A88XM-E35
    Memory
    4GB DDR3-1600
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon HD 6770
    Sound Card
    Realtek onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    1 (2)
    Screen Resolution
    1366x768 - 1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    Seagate Barracuda 500 GB
    PSU
    Power Logic 225X
    Case
    Power Logic Xenon Graphite-1
    Cooling
    AMD OEM fans
    Keyboard
    Logitech K120
    Mouse
    Genius NetScroll 120
    Internet Speed
    6 Mbps
    Browser
    Google Chrome
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Security Essentials
    Other Info
    Laptop:

    Intel Celeron N2920 1.8 GHz
    4 GB DDR3-1066
    Intel HD Graphics
    500 GB HDD
    Windows 10 Pro x64

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My Computer

System One

  • OS
    64-bit Windows 10
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Custom self built
    CPU
    Intel i7-8700K OC'd to 5 GHz
    Motherboard
    ASUS Maximus X Code Z370
    Memory
    16 GB (8GBx2) G.SKILL TridentZ DDR4 3200 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    ASUS ROG-STRIX-GTX1080TI-O11G-GAMING
    Sound Card
    Integrated Digital Audio (S/PDIF)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    3 x 27" Asus VE278Q
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    250GB Samsung 960 EVO M.2,
    256GB OCZ Vector,
    6TB WD Black WD6001FZWX
    8TB WD MyCloudEX2Ultra NAS
    PSU
    OCZ Series Gold OCZZ1000M 1000W
    Case
    Thermaltake Core P3
    Cooling
    Corsair Hydro H115i
    Keyboard
    Logitech wireless K800
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master
    Internet Speed
    300 Mb/s Download and 30 Mb/s Upload
    Browser
    Internet Explorer 11
    Antivirus
    Malwarebyte Anti-Malware Premium
    Other Info
    Logitech Z625 speaker system,
    Logitech BRIO 4K Pro webcam,
    HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M477fdn,
    Linksys EA9500 router,
    Arris SB6190 cable modem,
    APC SMART-UPS RT 1000 XL - SURT1000XLI,
    Lumia 1520 phone