Can I download Win 7 64-bit?

By Dribbz
Mar 3, 2013
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  1. Hi, I have an OEM copy of windows 7 but its 32-bit. I was wondering if their was anywhere I could download the 64 bit version and then use the product key supplied with my 32 bit disk to activate it and install? Thanks
  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,765   +1,427

  3. Dat1Gamer

    Dat1Gamer TechSpot Booster Posts: 135

    Im geting it for my gaming PC im building in aug
  4. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 3,384   +607

    Try it and see. I don't think it will work though, as I believe Win8 begun x64/x86 combo-keys..
  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,765   +1,427

    I actually don't think any Windows OS (with the exception of maybe XP) is bit specific. The only thing that really matters is the licensed edition that was purchased
  6. hellokitty[hk]

    hellokitty[hk] I'm a TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,318   +117

    I'm pretty sure windows 7 is not bit specific. And yes you can find the 64bit download.
  7. misor

    misor TechSpot Addict Posts: 968   +147

    Yes, I agree with hellokitty[hk] and cliffordcooley.
    at windows 7 launch many years ago, I bought one windows 7 home premium family pack (3-pc license), there is only 1 license printed but two dvds are present, one 32-bit and one 64-bit.


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