9247Re: [NTO] Do I have a 64 bit system?
- Oct 7, 2012Hi
Windows loads everthing into ram first .
If you did not have so many programs using ram it may run faster, you need
THANKYOU DAVE M
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alec Burgess" <buralex@...>
Sent: Sunday, October 07, 2012 12:56 PM
Subject: Re: [NTO] Do I have a 64 bit system?
> You didn't say how much memory you have. AFAIK anything in excess of 3-4
> GB is wasted on WinXP-32bit.
> Maybe it would make sense to upgrade your OS to Win-7, add memory and
> see how you like it then? From Googling I think the price is somewhere
> sub-$150 here, not sure about Europe.
> On my WinXP 32bit system (w/3GB) doesn't have that upgrade possibility
> doesn't exist. Because I like to have so many programs tray resident and
> run a bunch of others semi-permanently I have regular problems with slow
> response time.
> Unless you have similar problems it might not be worth the bother though.
> On 2012-10-06 19:44, loro wrote:
>> Alex Plantema wrote:
>> >The 64 bit version of Windows XP was introduced much later than the
>> >32 bit version,
>> >there is only a professional version and only in English, and 64 bit
>> >drivers were hardly available.
>> >So it was actually of limited use.
>> >This was also a problem for Vista, its successor.
>> Aha, Home is always 32 bit. That explains things. I actually chose
>> that myself, because of the price difference, but it was also what
>> the guy suggested. English is good though. I had to fight to get
>> Windows in English too (he couldn't find the English CD). I hate
>> dealing with two languages at the same time and also that keyboard
>> shortcuts differ depending on the language of the program I use, so I
>> get everything in English.
> Regards ... Alec (buralex@gmail & WinLiveMess - alec.m.burgess@skype)
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