Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Jan 2009 11:30 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems We've been able to drop the world of 32bit for a while now, with 64bit processors and support for them being prevalent in all popular, modern operating systems. However, where Mac OS X and Linux seem to make the move to 64bit rather effortlessly, Windows has more problems. Even though 32bit applications should run fine on 64bit Windows, some don't; and to make matters worse, drivers need to be 64bit, as there's no support for 32bit drivers in 64bit versions of Windows. Still, Gizmodo claims that with Windows 7, the time is right to take the plunge. But really, is it so? And why do Linux and Mac OS X seem to handle the transition so much easier?
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No problems with Vista
by Angel Blue01 on Fri 23rd Jan 2009 00:19 UTC
Angel Blue01
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2006-11-01

I have built 10 Vista x64 machines and have had 0 problems due to it being 64-bit so drivers are ready, time to get the applications switched too Mozilla Adobe, MS!

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