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.