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*** Can I tell if my Windows XP Pro install disk is 32 or 64 bit without installing it?? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Is there a way to tell if my install disc or the key associated with it is a 32 or 64 bit version?

    It is a Windows XP Pro Ver. 2002 with PN: XO8-33951 on the disc.

    The package and disc do not say 32 or 64 bit anywhere.

    I realize I can tell after installing it, but I would like to know I am installing the right one if possible before going through the install process and spending all that time.  It came with my new system years ago and I just can't remember.  I am thinking it is a 64 bit, but see no way to tell.
    Friday, March 27, 2009 7:04 AM

Answers

  • Hello Tata,

    Thank you for posting in the WGA Forum Tata. First I must say this does fall outside the support scope for WGA.  My understanding is unless you specifically ask for 64 bit OS @ the time of purchase then you should have the 32 bit version. 


    Thank you,

    Stephen
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    • Marked as answer by Stephen Holm Friday, March 27, 2009 5:03 PM
    Friday, March 27, 2009 5:03 PM