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post #1 of 15
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I was getting off track in the last thread so I started a new one.. I've got the 32 version and the installer works. I'm still having no luck getting the 64 installer to work. So now my question is what is the benefit of running the 64 and how much different is it than the 32?? This will probably be the last thing I need to know and I'm guessing I might be stuck with the 32 version so it really won't matter much, just trying to find out what I might be missing out on and the fact that I have a AMD 64 and no use for it lol

Thanks again
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post #2 of 15
64bit os's dont really have much of a benifit, in fact you might be more limited as there may not be much software for 64bit vista.
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post #3 of 15
32 would be better as it supports more drivers and software and as said, 64 bit doesn't offer many benefits compared to the issues.
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post #4 of 15
When I installed 64bit Vista it was noticeably faster than the 32bit version. I was able to get GFX card drivers for it, but no sound card. I didn't really try to hard for other drivers. My ethernet worked straight from install.
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post #5 of 15
The only thing I had to install for Vista 64 bit was VGA drivers. Every thing auto-installed, and it is very fast. What release are you using?
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post #6 of 15
Im gonna try 5728 64bit in a lil while I hope it works out nice
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post #7 of 15
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You guys are gonna love this one..... I am now currently only running vista because during the creation of a partition for it I had a BROWN OUT!?!?!?!?! At the time it was busy moving system32 files of all files and managed to loose several key dll's and trashed windows. Only option I could get was to format and loose EVERYTHING My xp install disc is trashed from sitting in a spindle for over 6 monthsand I couldn't even properly reinstall XP!?!?! I just decided to see if the last copy I made of 32bit 5728 was bootable and BANG, 8hrs later I'm stuck with only Vista lmao Not my intended results but so far install went smoothly. Gonna install vid drivers next and maybe try a couple of games tonight. My next purchase is going to be a battery backup lmao Any recommendations??
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post #8 of 15
Im having problems getting things like cpuz to work lol any problems for you?
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post #9 of 15
IMO, 32-bit will outlast 64-bit functions. Though, for some, it will be a necessity for networking and data stability. As far as 32-bit operations, there isn't much of a carryover to 64-bit like there wasn't in XP 64. Same turd, same polish. 32-bit FTW.
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post #10 of 15
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Haven't made it that far yet, I'll be up all night d/ling drivers and progs lol Gotta get keyboard reinstalled so I can put the ole dusty stuff back away lol

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