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Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit version

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by JT, Mar 15, 2010.

  1. JT

    JT Flightless Bird

    Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price but
    not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.

    JT
     
  2. Trev

    Trev Flightless Bird

    "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    > Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    > version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price but not
    > sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >
    > JT


    It allows you to download either 32 or 64 bit
     
  3. Jack

    Jack Flightless Bird

    "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    > Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    > version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price but not
    > sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >
    > JT


    Retail versions do; OEM versions don't.
     
  4. Jack

    Jack Flightless Bird

    "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
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    >
    > "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:hnmaf1$946$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    >> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    >> version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price but
    >> not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >>
    >> JT

    >
    > It allows you to download either 32 or 64 bit


    Where do you download the OEM versions so it works with the key one already
    has?
     
  5. Ken Blake, MVP

    Ken Blake, MVP Flightless Bird

    On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    wrote:

    > Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    > version?



    With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    an OEM version, no.


    > I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price but
    > not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.



    Sorry, I don't know about the Student version.


    --
    Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience) since 2003
    Please Reply to the Newsgroup
     
  6. Trev

    Trev Flightless Bird

    "Jack" <nospam@invalid.not> wrote in message
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    >
    > "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    > news:vsCdnQfU1PpoLQPWnZ2dnUVZ8tqdnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>
    >> "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >> news:hnmaf1$946$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    >>> version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price but
    >>> not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >>>
    >>> JT

    >>
    >> It allows you to download either 32 or 64 bit

    >
    > Where do you download the OEM versions so it works with the key one
    > already has?


    If you have a key you don't need to download one. You apply to MS and if you
    are genuine the post a link to your university email address that lets you
    download your copy from Digital River
     
  7. Andrew

    Andrew Flightless Bird

    "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
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    > On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    >> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    >> version?

    >
    >
    > With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    > choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    > an OEM version, no.


    What about using both on the same machine?
     
  8. nooneyouknow

    nooneyouknow Flightless Bird

    "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
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    >
    > "Jack" <nospam@invalid.not> wrote in message
    > news:2vynn.95919$Ye4.50372@newsfe11.iad...
    >>
    >> "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    >> news:vsCdnQfU1PpoLQPWnZ2dnUVZ8tqdnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>>
    >>> "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:hnmaf1$946$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    >>>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32
    >>>> bit version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price
    >>>> but not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >>>>
    >>>> JT
    >>>
    >>> It allows you to download either 32 or 64 bit

    >>
    >> Where do you download the OEM versions so it works with the key one
    >> already has?

    >
    > If you have a key you don't need to download one. You apply to MS and if
    > you are genuine the post a link to your university email address that lets
    > you download your copy from Digital River


    This Digital River?
    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/26/microsoft_windows_7_digital_river_headache/
    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/01/dziuba_digital_river/

    No Thanks.

    BTW, I saw nothing other than the Retail versions being offered. Like Jack,
    I think the OEM Key won't work with a retail copy.
     
  9. Tim Slattery

    Tim Slattery Flightless Bird

    "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote:

    >
    >
    >"Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    >news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    >> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    >>> version?

    >>
    >>
    >> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    >> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    >> an OEM version, no.

    >
    >What about using both on the same machine?


    No. You've bought one license, you get to install one copy of the OS.

    --
    Tim Slattery
    Slattery_T@bls.gov
    http://members.cox.net/slatteryt
     
  10. Trev

    Trev Flightless Bird

    "nooneyouknow" <nooneyouknow@spam.invalid> wrote in message
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    >
    > "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    > news:Ff-dnfGw6Z7WKgPWnZ2dnUVZ8sydnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>
    >> "Jack" <nospam@invalid.not> wrote in message
    >> news:2vynn.95919$Ye4.50372@newsfe11.iad...
    >>>
    >>> "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    >>> news:vsCdnQfU1PpoLQPWnZ2dnUVZ8tqdnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>>>
    >>>> "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>>> news:hnmaf1$946$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    >>>>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32
    >>>>> bit version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students price
    >>>>> but not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> JT
    >>>>
    >>>> It allows you to download either 32 or 64 bit
    >>>
    >>> Where do you download the OEM versions so it works with the key one
    >>> already has?

    >>
    >> If you have a key you don't need to download one. You apply to MS and if
    >> you are genuine the post a link to your university email address that
    >> lets you download your copy from Digital River

    >
    > This Digital River?
    > http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/26/microsoft_windows_7_digital_river_headache/
    > http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/01/dziuba_digital_river/
    >
    > No Thanks.
    >
    > BTW, I saw nothing other than the Retail versions being offered. Like
    > Jack, I think the OEM Key won't work with a retail copy.


    The op asked about student Purchased copies the answer was that they do both
    32 bit and 64 bit
    of Home or Pro. But as you don't get Physical discs then you get one or the
    other.
     
  11. Ken Blake, MVP

    Ken Blake, MVP Flightless Bird

    On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 16:19:25 -0700, "Andrew"
    <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote:

    >
    >
    > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    > news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    > > On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    > > wrote:
    > >
    > >> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    > >> version?

    > >
    > >
    > > With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    > > choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    > > an OEM version, no.

    >
    > What about using both on the same machine?



    No, you can't do that either. You bought a license for a single
    installation.


    --
    Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience) since 2003
    Please Reply to the Newsgroup
     
  12. Doum

    Doum Flightless Bird

    "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> écrivait
    news:hnmfb4$lnp$1@news.eternal-september.org:

    >
    >
    > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    > news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    >> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32
    >>> bit version?

    >>
    >>
    >> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    >> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    >> an OEM version, no.

    >
    > What about using both on the same machine?
    >
    >


    Why would you want to do that?
     
  13. Dave

    Dave Flightless Bird

    "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
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    >
    > "nooneyouknow" <nooneyouknow@spam.invalid> wrote in message
    > news:4b9ec82e$0$14019$c3e8da3@news.astraweb.com...
    >>
    >> "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    >> news:Ff-dnfGw6Z7WKgPWnZ2dnUVZ8sydnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>>
    >>> "Jack" <nospam@invalid.not> wrote in message
    >>> news:2vynn.95919$Ye4.50372@newsfe11.iad...
    >>>>
    >>>> "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    >>>> news:vsCdnQfU1PpoLQPWnZ2dnUVZ8tqdnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>>>>
    >>>>> "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>>>> news:hnmaf1$946$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    >>>>>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32
    >>>>>> bit version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at students
    >>>>>> price but not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> JT
    >>>>>
    >>>>> It allows you to download either 32 or 64 bit
    >>>>
    >>>> Where do you download the OEM versions so it works with the key one
    >>>> already has?
    >>>
    >>> If you have a key you don't need to download one. You apply to MS and if
    >>> you are genuine the post a link to your university email address that
    >>> lets you download your copy from Digital River

    >>
    >> This Digital River?
    >> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/26/microsoft_windows_7_digital_river_headache/
    >> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/01/dziuba_digital_river/
    >>
    >> No Thanks.
    >>
    >> BTW, I saw nothing other than the Retail versions being offered. Like
    >> Jack, I think the OEM Key won't work with a retail copy.

    >
    > The op asked about student Purchased copies the answer was that they do
    > both 32 bit and 64 bit
    > of Home or Pro. But as you don't get Physical discs then you get one or
    > the other.

    I bought Windows 7 Professional Student Edition from there, got a download
    to use right away w/key and a DVD in mail later, but had to pay small amount
    extra for the DVD. When you download you can download and exe to run right
    away or an iso to burn a DVD. Would have opted for the iso, but I've not
    burned an ISO DVD yet and didn't want to go through the learning curve right
    now. If It's like burning a CD then it should be painless.
    HTH,
    Dave
     
  14. Dave

    Dave Flightless Bird

    "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    >
    >
    > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    > news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    >> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    >>> version?

    >>
    >>
    >> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    >> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    >> an OEM version, no.

    >
    > What about using both on the same machine?
    >
    >

    If you install the 64 bit OS then you have both. It will run 32 and 64 bit
    software and there is both installed from MS, such as IE in both 32 and 64.
    Plus you take advantage of a 64 bit architecture.
    If you install 32 bit version because you don't have 64 bit architecture,
    then you only get 32 bit software.
    HTH,
    Dave
     
  15. Ken Blake, MVP

    Ken Blake, MVP Flightless Bird

    On Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:14:39 -0500, "Dave" <davidj92@wowway.com>
    wrote:


    > "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
    > news:hnmfb4$lnp$1@news.eternal-september.org...
    > >
    > >
    > > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    > > news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    > >> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    > >> wrote:
    > >>
    > >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32 bit
    > >>> version?
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    > >> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    > >> an OEM version, no.

    > >
    > > What about using both on the same machine?
    > >
    > >

    > If you install the 64 bit OS then you have both.



    Not correct. If you install the 64-bit version, you have the 64-bit
    version. You do not have both versions.


    > It will run 32 and 64 bit
    > software



    That's generally (but not 100%) correct. But even if it were 100%
    correct, having the ability to run both doesn't mean that you have
    both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions.


    > and there is both installed from MS, such as IE in both 32 and 64.
    > Plus you take advantage of a 64 bit architecture.
    > If you install 32 bit version because you don't have 64 bit architecture,
    > then you only get 32 bit software.
    > HTH,
    > Dave


    --
    Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience) since 2003
    Please Reply to the Newsgroup
     
  16. Dave

    Dave Flightless Bird

    "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    news:etkvp5pg7vchndjl67k58n6se0t05bobmt@4ax.com...
    > On Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:14:39 -0500, "Dave" <davidj92@wowway.com>
    > wrote:
    >
    >
    >> "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >> news:hnmfb4$lnp$1@news.eternal-september.org...
    >> >
    >> >
    >> > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    >> > news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    >> >> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    >> >> wrote:
    >> >>
    >> >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32
    >> >>> bit
    >> >>> version?
    >> >>
    >> >>
    >> >> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    >> >> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    >> >> an OEM version, no.
    >> >
    >> > What about using both on the same machine?
    >> >
    >> >

    >> If you install the 64 bit OS then you have both.

    >
    >
    > Not correct. If you install the 64-bit version, you have the 64-bit
    > version. You do not have both versions.
    >
    >
    >> It will run 32 and 64 bit
    >> software

    >
    >
    > That's generally (but not 100%) correct. But even if it were 100%
    > correct, having the ability to run both doesn't mean that you have
    > both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions.
    >
    >
    >> and there is both installed from MS, such as IE in both 32 and 64.
    >> Plus you take advantage of a 64 bit architecture.
    >> If you install 32 bit version because you don't have 64 bit architecture,
    >> then you only get 32 bit software.
    >> HTH,
    >> Dave

    >
    > --
    > Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience) since 2003
    > Please Reply to the Newsgroup


    OK, since I'm technically wrong, please inform me what the difference is
    Dave
     
  17. Andrew

    Andrew Flightless Bird

    "Dave" <davidj92@wowway.com> wrote in message
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    >
    >
    > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    > news:etkvp5pg7vchndjl67k58n6se0t05bobmt@4ax.com...
    >> On Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:14:39 -0500, "Dave" <davidj92@wowway.com>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >>
    >>> "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >>> news:hnmfb4$lnp$1@news.eternal-september.org...
    >>> >
    >>> >
    >>> > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    >>> > news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    >>> >> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    >>> >> wrote:
    >>> >>
    >>> >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32
    >>> >>> bit
    >>> >>> version?
    >>> >>
    >>> >>
    >>> >> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    >>> >> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    >>> >> an OEM version, no.
    >>> >
    >>> > What about using both on the same machine?
    >>> >
    >>> >
    >>> If you install the 64 bit OS then you have both.

    >>
    >>
    >> Not correct. If you install the 64-bit version, you have the 64-bit
    >> version. You do not have both versions.
    >>
    >>
    >>> It will run 32 and 64 bit
    >>> software

    >>
    >>
    >> That's generally (but not 100%) correct. But even if it were 100%
    >> correct, having the ability to run both doesn't mean that you have
    >> both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions.
    >>
    >>
    >>> and there is both installed from MS, such as IE in both 32 and 64.
    >>> Plus you take advantage of a 64 bit architecture.
    >>> If you install 32 bit version because you don't have 64 bit
    >>> architecture,
    >>> then you only get 32 bit software.
    >>> HTH,
    >>> Dave

    >>
    >> --
    >> Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience) since 2003
    >> Please Reply to the Newsgroup

    >
    > OK, since I'm technically wrong, please inform me what the difference is
    > Dave


    Here's one example.
    If you run Notepad.exe in the 64bit version you are running 64bit notepad.
    There is no 32bit notepad in that version.

    --
    Andrew
     
  18. Andrew

    Andrew Flightless Bird

    "Doum" <me@domain.net> wrote in message
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    > "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> écrivait
    > news:hnmfb4$lnp$1@news.eternal-september.org:
    >
    >>
    >>
    >> "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    >> news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    >>> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    >>> wrote:
    >>>
    >>>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with 32
    >>>> bit version?
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    >>> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    >>> an OEM version, no.

    >>
    >> What about using both on the same machine?
    >>
    >>

    >
    > Why would you want to do that?


    For software compatibility testing purposes.

    --
    Andrew
     
  19. Dave

    Dave Flightless Bird

    "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
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    >
    >
    > "Dave" <davidj92@wowway.com> wrote in message
    > news:Ya2dnRQ398tHYwLWnZ2dnUVZ_sadnZ2d@sigecom.net...
    >>
    >>
    >> "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    >> news:etkvp5pg7vchndjl67k58n6se0t05bobmt@4ax.com...
    >>> On Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:14:39 -0500, "Dave" <davidj92@wowway.com>
    >>> wrote:
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>> "Andrew" <yogig@no.spam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
    >>>> news:hnmfb4$lnp$1@news.eternal-september.org...
    >>>> >
    >>>> >
    >>>> > "Ken Blake, MVP" <kblake@this.is.an.invalid.domain> wrote in message
    >>>> > news:midtp51i3o31jo1a68e6rlg6q8epdfnsmp@4ax.com...
    >>>> >> On Mon, 15 Mar 2010 21:59:00 +0000, JT
    >>>> >> <JT@discussions.microsoft.com>
    >>>> >> wrote:
    >>>> >>
    >>>> >>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with
    >>>> >>> 32 bit
    >>>> >>> version?
    >>>> >>
    >>>> >>
    >>>> >> With a regular Retail version, yes (however your license lets you
    >>>> >> choose between the two; you may not use both, on two machines). With
    >>>> >> an OEM version, no.
    >>>> >
    >>>> > What about using both on the same machine?
    >>>> >
    >>>> >
    >>>> If you install the 64 bit OS then you have both.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> Not correct. If you install the 64-bit version, you have the 64-bit
    >>> version. You do not have both versions.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>> It will run 32 and 64 bit
    >>>> software
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> That's generally (but not 100%) correct. But even if it were 100%
    >>> correct, having the ability to run both doesn't mean that you have
    >>> both the 64-bit and 32-bit versions.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>> and there is both installed from MS, such as IE in both 32 and 64.
    >>>> Plus you take advantage of a 64 bit architecture.
    >>>> If you install 32 bit version because you don't have 64 bit
    >>>> architecture,
    >>>> then you only get 32 bit software.
    >>>> HTH,
    >>>> Dave
    >>>
    >>> --
    >>> Ken Blake, Microsoft MVP (Windows Desktop Experience) since 2003
    >>> Please Reply to the Newsgroup

    >>
    >> OK, since I'm technically wrong, please inform me what the difference is
    >> Dave

    >
    > Here's one example.
    > If you run Notepad.exe in the 64bit version you are running 64bit notepad.
    > There is no 32bit notepad in that version.
    >
    > --
    > Andrew

    OK, I understand that, but AFAIK notepad is installed in both versions, both
    64 and 32. If you have Win 7 64 bit version installed it will run any
    program included in your Win 7 whether 64 or 32 bit. And if you don't have
    a 64 bit capable machine so you install 32 bit version, then you have all
    the same MS programs that come with your particular version of Win 7, and
    those programs will be the same name, just 32 bit instead of 64. Now, the
    only limitation I can see is if you have a 32 bit install and want to use a
    64 bit program, you can't. But, are there any 64 bit ONLY programs? AFAIK
    every Windows has the same amount of programs built into it whether it's 32
    or 64.
    So my answer to the OP was he didn't need both 32 and 64 bit versions since,
    if he has a 64 bit capable machine, then he can install the 64 bit and run
    any 64 bit program he chooses or 32 bit program he chooses.
    Dave
     
  20. Roy Smith

    Roy Smith Flightless Bird

    On 3/16/2010 12:11 PM, Dave wrote:
    >
    >
    > "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    > news:IPidnS0TpZJqHALWnZ2dnUVZ8jqdnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>
    >> "nooneyouknow" <nooneyouknow@spam.invalid> wrote in message
    >> news:4b9ec82e$0$14019$c3e8da3@news.astraweb.com...
    >>>
    >>> "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    >>> news:Ff-dnfGw6Z7WKgPWnZ2dnUVZ8sydnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>>>
    >>>> "Jack" <nospam@invalid.not> wrote in message
    >>>> news:2vynn.95919$Ye4.50372@newsfe11.iad...
    >>>>>
    >>>>> "Trev" <trev_uk@hotmail.com invalid> wrote in message
    >>>>> news:vsCdnQfU1PpoLQPWnZ2dnUVZ8tqdnZ2d@pipex.net...
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> "JT" <JT@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    >>>>>> news:hnmaf1$946$1@speranza.aioe.org...
    >>>>>>> Does anybody know whether or not a 64 bit version also comes with
    >>>>>>> 32 bit version? I have seen an offer of 64 bit version at
    >>>>>>> students price but not sure if it also includes 32 bit version.
    >>>>>>>
    >>>>>>> JT
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> It allows you to download either 32 or 64 bit
    >>>>>
    >>>>> Where do you download the OEM versions so it works with the key one
    >>>>> already has?
    >>>>
    >>>> If you have a key you don't need to download one. You apply to MS
    >>>> and if you are genuine the post a link to your university email
    >>>> address that lets you download your copy from Digital River
    >>>
    >>> This Digital River?
    >>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/10/26/microsoft_windows_7_digital_river_headache/
    >>>
    >>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/12/01/dziuba_digital_river/
    >>>
    >>> No Thanks.
    >>>
    >>> BTW, I saw nothing other than the Retail versions being offered. Like
    >>> Jack, I think the OEM Key won't work with a retail copy.

    >>
    >> The op asked about student Purchased copies the answer was that they
    >> do both 32 bit and 64 bit
    >> of Home or Pro. But as you don't get Physical discs then you get one
    >> or the other.

    > I bought Windows 7 Professional Student Edition from there, got a
    > download to use right away w/key and a DVD in mail later, but had to pay
    > small amount extra for the DVD. When you download you can download and
    > exe to run right away or an iso to burn a DVD. Would have opted for the
    > iso, but I've not burned an ISO DVD yet and didn't want to go through
    > the learning curve right now. If It's like burning a CD then it should
    > be painless.


    If you've burned a regular CD ISO then burning a DVD ISO is not that
    much different. The main difference is ensuring you have the software
    that is capable of doing the task. If you know it can, then you simply
    open the ISO with your burner software and tell it to burn... oh and
    naturally you must use a blank DVD. :)

    --

    Roy Smith
    Windows 7 Home Premium

    Timestamp: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 1:23:20 PM
     

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