How can you tell the bit of a computer?


Quick Answer

To check which bit a PC is using on Windows computers, check under the system listings. System listings are found by clicking on the "Start Menu" and choosing ���My Computer��� followed by ���Properties.���

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Depending on the operating system, the system listings will either list x64 edition or 64-bit operating system if the computer is running 64 bit. A computer running 32 bit will either list 32-bit operating system or have nothing listed. To determine if an Apple computer is using 32 or 64 bit, users must open the Apple menu and click the ���Hardware��� section. The processor name listed should be cross-checked with Apple to determine if it runs 32 or 64 bit.

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