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  1. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       21 Sep 2015 #11

    DoItJust said: View Post
    You can't, not on this board, Unless you buy it. Or find the Slic 2.1 modified BIOS and flash it, then install the corresponding certificate
    If doing a clean install at least need to match bit of the previous.
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,897
    Windows 10 Pro
       21 Sep 2015 #12

    jds63 said: View Post
    If doing a clean install at least need to match bit of the previous.
    No, you don't. In fact the only way to change the bit level of the previous OS is to do a clean install.
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  3. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       21 Sep 2015 #13

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    No, you don't. In fact the only way to change the bit level of the previous OS is to do a clean install.
    Thanks Navy, seems this is what he is trying to do, his specs list 64bit already not all other facts yet, but why go 32bit .
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  4. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,897
    Windows 10 Pro
       21 Sep 2015 #14

    jds63 said: View Post
    Thanks Navy, seems this is what he is trying to do, not all other facts yet.
    And, I've never heard of a motherboard needing a special bios to run a 32bit operating system.... especially since Product Keys for Windows 8 or 10 that might be stored in the bios will work for either the 32bit or 64bit architecture, so long as the version (pro, home, etc) are the same.
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  5. Joined : Jun 2015
    N.Y.
    Posts : 3,005
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       21 Sep 2015 #15

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    And, I've never heard of a motherboard needing a special bios to run a 32bit operating system.... especially since Product Keys for Windows 8 or 10 that might be stored in the bios will work for either the 32bit or 64bit architecture, so long as the version (pro, home, etc) are the same.
    Believe some where saying the board had more to do with it then BIOS.
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  6. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 7,009
    All kinds
       22 Sep 2015 #16

    jds63 said: View Post
    Believe some where saying the board had more to do with it then BIOS.
    MB is governed by BIOS, in this case MB and BIOS are same thing.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 138
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit BETA
       22 Sep 2015 #17

    Matt26 said: View Post
    ... I'll try a 32 bit disc and see what happens.
    @Matt26; what happened, could you install the 32 bit version?
    I just think we have to face the fact that nobody can explain why our boards don't boot the 64 bit version from a DVD or USB.
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  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       22 Sep 2015 #18

    Sorry, not ignoring the posts, in the process of getting the 32 bit boot disc.

    I thought I could just download it from my 64 bit Windows 10 installation, nope. Microsoft's download tool detects what bit you're using and won't allow a 32 bit download.

    So I decided to reinstall Windows 8 32 bit just to get the ISO.

    Slightly frustrating but not all that time consuming.

    Stay tuned..
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  9. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,897
    Windows 10 Pro
       22 Sep 2015 #19

    Matt26 said: View Post
    Microsoft's download tool detects what bit you're using and won't allow a 32 bit download.
    Not true at all. There is a 32bit and a 64bit Media Creation Tool - and you have to run the program that matches the bit level of your OS, but both tools will let you download 32bit Windows 10 ISO, 64bit Windows 10 ISO or a combination 32/64bit Windows 10 ISO.

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  10. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 26
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       22 Sep 2015 #20

    I can't even get to the screen you attached.. I can download the 32 bit tool and as soon as run it, I get a message that my OS bit level doesn't match the bit level of the download tool, please choose the correct download tool for your OS..
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