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How do I find out what version of Windows XP I am running


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Matt T

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I am on the Smart Link website trying to download the latest driver for my modem and it is asking me what version of Windows XP I have 32bit or 64bit. I'm unsure. How do I check?

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Not sure that this helps but it advances you I think, two run commands

press; windows botton with r botton
type: winver
press; windows botton with r botton
msinfo32.exe

Good luck. feedback, good or bad, is liked.
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Thankyou.

I believe I am running Windows XP Home 32-bit Edition.

Thankyou for your help.

~matt :-)
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Hi, your question helped me to see something I wasn't before so I did a little googling for you and came up with this.

"unless you spent over $800 for the processor alone and it was within the last 6 months you are running a 32 bit system... 64 bit systems are rare and expensive at this point in time, additionally they have limitations. but if you want to be sure check your version of windows in the system properties and it if doesnt say windows xp 64 bit edition then you are running 32 bit.. to sum it up, you are almost definately running a 32 bit system"

So, my original advise was the right direction but lacked this conclusion, sorry for that.
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Thanks for your additional research! - your help is much appreciated.

~Matt :-)
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