1.    21 Aug 2015 #1
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    does Windows 10 recognise recently upgraded windows 7 from 32 to 64 bi


    I registered for W10 upgrade before doing a clean install of Windows 7 64 bit from a 32 bit version. Now that I have 64 bit windows 7 I'm worried that the version of W10 will be 32bit. Is there any way I can check that I'll be installing the 64 bit version of W10? Any help would be appreciated.
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  2.    21 Aug 2015 #2
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    Hello pixflix, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    It will only be able to upgrade to a 64-bit Windows 10 since you have a 64-bit Windows 7 installed, so no worries.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...tallation.html
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  3.    21 Aug 2015 #3
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    If you are running win 7 64 bit software then your win 10 upgrade will be 64 bit software. You can not upgrade from 32 to 64 just won't work.
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  4.    21 Aug 2015 #4
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    Thanks for your welcome and for the answers--but can I clarify, please? I applied for W10 before upgrading my machine to 64bit W7 and presumably my system was registered as 32bit with MS and a W10 32 reserved for me? I suppose I'm just trying to make sure that the W10 version ready for me to install isn't the 32bit version, because, presumably, it's possible for a 32bit W10 to install on a 64bit W7? And I don't want that to happen! Forgive me if I'm being thick, but I just want to be certain. Also, could the download of W10 which came before I upgraded to W7 64bit have survived the clean install and be the same one?--is another way of asking the question.
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  5.    21 Aug 2015 #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by pixflix View Post
    Thanks for your welcome and for the answers--but can I clarify, please? I applied for W10 before upgrading my machine to 64bit W7 and presumably my system was registered as 32bit with MS and a W10 32 reserved for me? I suppose I'm just trying to make sure that the W10 version ready for me to install isn't the 32bit version, because, presumably, it's possible for a 32bit W10 to install on a 64bit W7? And I don't want that to happen! Forgive me if I'm being thick, but I just want to be certain. Also, could the download of W10 which came before I upgraded to W7 64bit have survived the clean install and be the same one?--is another way of asking the question.
    Just upgrade to the x64 you'll be fine.
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  6.    21 Aug 2015 #6
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    That's ok. That was reserved on your previous installation, and would have no affect on your current 64-bit Windows 7.

    It will only upgrade to 64-bit Windows 10, so you will be fine.

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  7.    21 Aug 2015 #7
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    thanks you--so are you saying the installation procedure will automatically recognize and install 64bit or do I have to request it?
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  8.    21 Aug 2015 #8
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    Yep, it will automatically recognize it as 64-bit and use the same version for the upgrade.
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  9.    21 Aug 2015 #9
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    Ok, many thanks, much appreciate,
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  10.    21 Aug 2015 #10
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    Glad we could help.
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