Re: 32 bit or 64 bit
Thats not what I think he said. I understand his statement and I agree that
all 32 bit software applications will run on the 64Bit OS. However hardware
drivers for any insalled or connected hardware will require 64 bit drivers.
"Barry Watzman" <WatzmanNOSPAM@neo.rr.com> wrote in message
>I think that you are not right in saying that "32-bit software will not run
>on 64-bit version", but, at the same time, I don't think that you can do an
>upgrade from the 32-bit version to the 64-bit version. You can, I think,
>do a clean install, but that will mean reinstalling all of the software,
>one product at a time.
> Derrell Gore wrote:
>> So I am right in saying that 32-bit software will not run on 64-bit
>> "Adam Albright" wrote:
>>> On Fri, 9 Feb 2007 14:36:00 -0800, Derrell Gore <Derrell
>>> Gore@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>>> A little confused as to what I should do. I am running xp Pro 32 bit
>>>> but I have Athlon 64 dual core processor. If I upgrade to 64 bit will
>>>> my old applications still work or am I better off staying with 32 bit?
>>> Most people are probably better off with 32 bit. There just isn't that
>>> much 64 bit software out there... yet. The other issue is vendors
>>> likely will work on 64 bit drivers after 32 bit.