Solved Install 64 bit os on 32 bit hardware? Tags: Hardware Windows 7 Last response: September 4, 2010 3:11 AM in Windows 7 Share eaw2539 September 4, 2010 2:20:31 AM I have a spare Windows 7 64 bit upgrade lying around, but it is 64 bit, and the only machines I have yet to upgrade are 32 bit. Is it possible to install a 64 bit os on 32 bit hardware? More about : install bit bit hardware Best solution sminlal a c 209 $ Windows 7 September 4, 2010 2:46:49 AM Share If the CPU doesn't support the 64-bit instruction set then you won't be able to install the 64-bit version of Windows. This Wikipedia page describes the 64-bit instruction set architecture and lists the CPU families that support it. eaw2539 September 4, 2010 3:10:46 AM Best answer selected by eaw2539. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer eaw2539 September 4, 2010 3:11:13 AM Alright, thanks. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources 64 bit OS in a 32 bit hardware Forum How do i install os 64-bit on my laptop when i have 32-bit on my laptop Forum 64 bit OS and latest hardware , 32 bit games compatibility ? Forum CAN I INSTALL NEED FOR SPEED THE RUN 32 BIT GAME ON A 64 BIT OS Forum Install a 32-bit Windows 7 OS to a 64-bit Laptop Forum Is a 64-bit Windows 7 quicker than 32-bit in itself, as an OS ? Forum How to change windows 7 64 bit os to 32 bit ? Forum Ssd 32bit or 64 bit os which is better Forum Change my os32bit into 64 bit Forum 32 bit os vs 64 bit os Forum installing 64bit with 32bit os ?? Forum How to change 64 bit os 7 0 to 32 bit ? Forum I have only 1 GB ram my cpu is 64bit , 32bit or 64bit os Forum Should i install 64-bit OS ? Forum Windows 7 32bit OS format and install windows 7 64bit problem Forum My computer is 32 bit , need 64 bit to install windows 7 Forum 32bit vs 64bit OS Memory Reporting Issue Forum [Solved] [Solved] Windows 7 ultimate product key free download Forum Windows 7 install stuck on "windows starting", tried many things Forum Install d3dx9_26 dll file to my system Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !