32-bit to 64-bit transition

By mscott00
Jun 27, 2007
  1. I just bought a new HP Pavilion dv6500 - I bought the Vista Ultimate (apparently 64-bit version) but every time I check the OS and computer details it says its the 32-bit Operating System... Is is just a real 32 bit version of windows or is there a trick (driver or bios update) to shifting it into 64-bit mode??
  2. mikescorpio81

    mikescorpio81 TS Rookie Posts: 293

    So when you type winver in a run command, it tells you that your OS is 32-bit? If so, it really is only 32-bit.
  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Many manufacturers ship 32-bit OS on their 64-bit machines. As mike said, double-check your Windows version.
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