VISTA Laptop - x86 but has 64bit drivers avail from Manufactureres Website


I have an Acer Laptop.
I have checked my the "system info", it says it is x86.
But i have also checked the acer website for updates under the model number 
and there are 64 bit drivers available for windows 7.

So is my lap able to use windows 7 64bit???


1/8/2010 4:10:06 AM
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There is absolutely no way we can tell from what you've posted. What model 
number? What processor? And, ultimately, what do you hope to accomplish? Do 
you have >4GB of RAM? Do you actually need to run any 64-bit applications?

Frequently manufacturers have more than one version of a laptop model, and 
some versions might be 64-bit capable, while others are not.


"abc" <> wrote in message 
> Hi,
> I have an Acer Laptop.
> I have checked my the "system info", it says it is x86.
> But i have also checked the acer website for updates under the model 
> number and there are 64 bit drivers available for windows 7.
> So is my lap able to use windows 7 64bit???
> Thanks 

1/8/2010 6:08:34 AM
If Acer has x64 Windows 7 drivers for it they must be selling it with 
x64 Windows 7.

All you need is to buy and install the Windows 7 upgrade. Retail 
upgrades include both 32 and 64 bit disks.

On 08/01/2010 04:10, abc wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an Acer Laptop.
> I have checked my the "system info", it says it is x86.
> But i have also checked the acer website for updates under the model
> number and there are 64 bit drivers available for windows 7.
> So is my lap able to use windows 7 64bit???
> Thanks
1/8/2010 11:37:01 AM

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