Is My Windows 8 32 Bit Or 64 Bit 2

Windows 8 comes in both, 32 bit and 64 bit versions. This question is asked several times “Is My Windows 8 32 Bit Or 64 Bit”. It is really important to know the edition/version of Windows 8 (32 bit or 64 bit) we are running. A hardware driver meant for 32 bit Windows 8 would not work on 64 bit version and vice versa.

It is quite easy to find out the version of Windows 8 you are running on your machine. ‘System’ Window clearly shows the version of Windows 8 you are using. Different ways to open System Windows are:

  • Bring mouse pointer to bottom left corner of sceen and right click. Click on ‘System’ from the list of options.
  • Right Click on ‘Computer’ and then click on ‘Properties’.
  • On your keyboard, press Windows + Pause/Break Keys together and ‘System’ Window pops up on screen.

Here is screenshot of ‘System’ Window indicating 32-bit Operating System.

Windows 8 32 Bit Or 64 Bit

2 thoughts on “Is My Windows 8 32 Bit Or 64 Bit

  1. Reply Miguel Feb 12,2013 12:59 am

    Thanks for this – looks so simple now.

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