The terms 32 bit and 64 bit refer to the way a computers processor also called a cpu handles informationthe 64 bit version of windows handles large amounts of random access memory ram more effectively than a 32 bit system. Of course this isnt something you want to take a guess at one quick way to tell if youre running a 32 bit or 64 bit version of windows is by looking at information about your operating system installation in control panel however the specific steps involved depend a lot on which operating . This article automatically determines whether a computer is running a 32 bit or 64 bit version of windows this article also describes how to manually determine whether a computer is running a 32 bit or 64 bit version of windows. In some cases your computer will ship with a 64 bit processor but youll have a 32 bit version of windows loaded at the factory it doesnt matter if your processor supports 64 bit computing if the operating system supports 32 bits only you cannot run a 64 bit program for example microsoft office supports both 64 and 32 bit installers. Determine if windows vista 7 8 and 10 is 32 bit or 64 bit press and hold the windows key and the pause key in the system window next to system type it will list 32 bit operating system for a 32 bit version of windows and 64 bit operating system if youre running the 64 bit version below is a picture and an example of this window
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