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awesome post man, my new lap comes with x64 vista ultimate, and i was afraid about software compatibility, but where can i get WoW64? is it free? thanks for the help
    
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awesome post man, my new lap comes with x64 vista ultimate, and i was afraid about software compatibility, but where can i get WoW64? is it free? thanks for the help
anytime . WoW64 runs in the background. no need to do anything.
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post #23 of 32
Nice guide!
You should also add into the 32-bit and 64-bit differences section:

The biggest difference between 64-bit and 32-bit processors is that 64-bit processors have a larger address space. That is, they have the ability to communicate directly with more memory. A 32-bit processor can directly address a maximum of 4 gigabytes (GB) of memory minus the total video memory in the system. While 64-bit processors goes up to 16EB.
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Windows Vista Ultimate, Business, & Enterprise edition only support 128GB of RAM.
nice, now we need a motherboard that supports 128GB of ram.
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Nice guide!
You should also add into the 32-bit and 64-bit differences section:

The biggest difference between 64-bit and 32-bit processors is that 64-bit processors have a larger address space. That is, they have the ability to communicate directly with more memory. A 32-bit processor can directly address a maximum of 4 gigabytes (GB) of memory minus the total video memory in the system. While 64-bit processors goes up to 16EB.
edit: its there already

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nice, now we need a motherboard that supports 128GB of ram.
lolz, I think Intel P45 support up to 16GB of ram. But c'mon, IMO, 4GB is an overkill already.
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post #26 of 32
i wouldnt say its overkill as i quite often fill a good 85% of my 4gb.

you should add a section for 64bit apps and software to the op with links
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edit: its there already

lolz, I think Intel P45 support up to 16GB of ram. But c'mon, IMO, 4GB is an overkill already.
4GB is not overkill, I use 8 daily at the office and really need to upgrade at the house...

We have a machine up here at work with 32gb of ram...

Good 64bit post, I have the privilege of working in software which supports 64bit, and let me tell you, there is a HUGE difference between 32/64!
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AWSOME Thread man.
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Vista codec link is broke.
    
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Vista codec link is broke.
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