Is the Windows Version on My Computer 32-bit or 64-bit?
Some software and drivers install only on 32-bit Windows operating system types. Some install only on 64-bit Windows system types. To download software and drivers from HP download sites, you might need to select a 32-bit or 64-bit version of the software.
NOTE:If an HP software download page does not list 32-bit or 64-bit, the system type is 32-bit.
Click the Plus sign () next to your operating system for steps to find which Windows system type you have.
Follow these steps to determine if your operating system is 32-bit or 64-bit.
Video of finding which Windows 8 system type is installed on your computer
The following video demonstrates how to find which Windows 8 system type is installed on your computer.
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- Click Start, and then right-click My Computer.
- Select Properties.
- On the General tab, locate the Windows XP version name listed under System.
- If the version name contains the text x64 Edition, your computer has a 64-bit version of Windows XP.
- If x64 Edition does not display, your computer has a 32-bit version of Windows XP.