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What are the negitives of using windows xp 64 bit?
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you cant play alot of games like bf2 or css, and its kinda buggy, and unstable.
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What are the negitives of using windows xp 64 bit?
There's supposed to be a performance boost, but finding drivers for all your devices might prove to be difficult. I'd check for compatability before you commit.
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The drivers can be hard or impossible to find, but if you do, it works fine. Just don't plan on using any old wireless cards or printers unless the company made a 64-bit driver for them.
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Id stick to good old 32Bit atm as thats what most Games and Apps are built to run on once they are made to run on both then i would upgrade
     
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Make a duel boot. That's what I did. But I find myself almost never using the 64-bit as it has no advantages whatsoever at the moment.
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post #7 of 12
It sucks, its not because drivers are hard to find, its because its too buggy, not enough program support, not enough 64bit games and programs...

I went through hell tryin to burn it to a disc and when I finally figured out the problem I reformatted the same day and went back to 32bit.
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Use 64bit linux if you're not playing games, 64b windows is not fully tweaked to profession yet.
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Amen thrilla brotha LOL.
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well im going to reformat soon so i was thinking of using xp64
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