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VISTA X64 or X86

how will i know which one my processor is compatible with?

which one is harder to run x86 or x64, i have THIS cpu

what is the difference between the two?

i have 2 gb of ddr2
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You can run 64-bit Vista. The EM64 is the 64bit memory addressing protocol. Both the 32 and 64 version of Vista are easy to install. 64 Vista will run the majority of 32 bit apps easily. If you want to run more than 2 Gb of ram than 64bit is what you want, otherwise I would stick with 32 bit Vista.
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