Determine OS Version: 32 vs 64 bit
To determine if your Intel-based computer is running the 32 or 64 bit version of Windows, follow the appropriate steps below.
- Depending on your operating system, do one of the following:
- Windows 8: Use the Search tool to find Control Panel, and then select Hardware and Sound > System and Security > System.
- Windows 7: Click Start > Control Panel > System and Maintenance. Click System.
- A screen similar to the following appears. To determine if your opating system is the 32 or 64-bit version, see System type.
Last Updated: 12/5/13