32bit or 64 bit Tags: Hewlett Packard Laptops Product Last response: January 5, 2013 9:51 AM in Laptop General Discussion Share aliyarn January 5, 2013 9:40:21 AM i have just purchased hp envy and before openning i read in tiny print that i needed to purchase 64bit os and software is this necessary on windows 8 and if so how do i do this More about : 32bit bit abbadon_34 January 5, 2013 9:43:28 AM Win8, who knows. Win7, use what you want, but these days 64 is preferred unless you have specific compatibility or 16 bit needs and refuse to dual boot m 0 l manofchalk a b D Laptop January 5, 2013 9:51:49 AM Unless you have a specific reason to use 32bit, you will want to use a 64bit OS. Heres Windows 8 64bit. Its an OEM copy, so the product key is only valid after its first use if its used again on the same laptop. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved32bit or 64bit? Forum SolvedHow can I treat my 32bit skype to act like 64 one?! Forum Solved32-bit to 64-bit Forum SolvedHow to fix mistake of installing Windows 8.1 32bit instead of 64bit? Forum SolvedShould I install 64-bit or 32-bit Windows Vista? Forum SolvedUrgent! Is This Windows 64bit or 32bit (how can I tell before buying!?) Forum Solved2 windows folders 1 was from 32bit and 64bit Forum SolvedCan i upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit Forum Solved32-bit to 64-bit OS Forum SolvedHow to determine whether my OS is 32-bit or 64-bit Forum Solvedhow to convert 32bit to 64bit windows 8.1 Forum SolvedIs it possible to run Windows XP 32-bit and Windows 7 64-bit on the same computer? Forum SolvedInstalled Windows 64bit over a version of 32bit Forum SolvedNeed help installing win7 64 bit in win7 32bit and replacing it. Forum SolvedBattlefield 4 32bit vs 64bit Forum SolvedWin 7 32bit or 64bit? Forum SolvedUpgrading from 32bit Win8 to 64bit. Anyway to keep my documents? Forum SolvedWould it be a 32-bit or 64-bit motherboard ? Forum SolvedCan't load HP setup disc for 32bit hp printer on 64bit HP note book, any ideas please Forum SolvedKeeping old files and programs upgrading from 32-bit Win 7 to 64-bit Win 8.1 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptop General Discussion categories Acer Alienware Asus Dell Lenovo Sony Toshiba !