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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#1
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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#2
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

Code

'Copyright 2003 - Kelly Theriot and Doug Knox
'Modified by Mark Salloway - 07/09/2003
'http://www.kellys-korner-xp.com
'http://mvps.org/marksxp

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"

Else

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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