32 or 64 bit processor

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November 18, 2009 at 18:05:54
Specs: Windows XP
How can I determine which processor is on my computer?

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November 18, 2009 at 18:31:12
Might try help and support. Search for my computer information - general. There should detailed system information about the processor. Then look that up online.

Could install cpu-z. I think it shows it too.

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Les Paul (1915-2009)

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November 19, 2009 at 08:42:43
Here copy and paste this script into notepad and save it as 32or64.vbs the .vbs is most inportant for it to work this will now tell you enjoy


'Copyright 2003 - Kelly Theriot and Doug Knox
'Modified by Mark Salloway - 07/09/2003

On Error Resume Next

Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

X = WshShell.RegRead("HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment\PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE")

If X = "x86" Then

Message = vbCR & "You have a 32 bit version of Windows" & vbCR & vbCR
Message = Message & "You should download 32 bit versions of Service Packs, " & vbCR
Message = Message & "Hotfixes and other Windows updates"

MsgBox Message, vbOkOnly, "32-Bit Windows Found"


Message = vbCR & "Your Processor Architecture is not 32-Bit x86." & vbCR & vbCR
Message = Message & "This identifies a machine potentially running a 64-Bit" & vbCR
Message = Message & "Edition of Windows. You should open your system properties" & vbCR
Message = Message & "to identify which hotfixes to apply on this system." & vbCR & vbCR
Message = Message & "Intel Itanium/II CPU = patches marked IA64" & vbCR
Message = Message & "AMD Opteron or Athlon64/FX = Patches marked as AMD64" & vbCR

MsgBox Message, vbOkOnly, "Non x86 Windows Found!"

End If

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