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32 bit os on 64 bit processor

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June 7, 2010 1:04:13 AM

how do I install 32 bit operating system on 64 bit vista ultimate?tim4762[at]gmail.com

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June 7, 2010 12:09:01 PM

If you want a 32bit OS on a 64bit Vista Ultimate you need to own a retail version of Vista... If you own a retail version you could switch between 32 and 64 as often as you want... If you own a 64bit OEM version you have to buy a new copy of windows as a 32bit OS... This is one of the catches with OEM...
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June 8, 2010 4:03:53 AM

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how do I install 32 bit operating system on 64 bit vista ultimate?tim4762[at]gmail.com


Don't post your EMAIL.
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June 8, 2010 4:11:21 AM

lilleenga said:
If you want a 32bit OS on a 64bit Vista Ultimate you need to own a retail version of Vista... If you own a retail version you could switch between 32 and 64 as often as you want... If you own a 64bit OEM version you have to buy a new copy of windows as a 32bit OS... This is one of the catches with OEM...


Pretty sure OEM keys are interchangeable. You only receive the one type of disk when you purchase OEM though.
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