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  1.    13 Feb 2016 #11
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,544
    Windows 10 Pro

    I don't know how you did the upgrade. When you upgraded you it should have been upgraded to the 64bit version and not the 32bit version. Are you sure you were upgraded to a 32bit version of Win 10?
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  2.    13 Feb 2016 #12
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Poole Dorset UK
    Posts : 2,562
    Windows 10 x64 Home Version(1709) Build16299.98

    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    I don't know how you did the upgrade. When you upgraded you it should have been upgraded to the 64bit version and not the 32bit version. Are you sure you were upgraded to a 32bit version of Win 10?
    Agree totally with you there if 64 bit on 7 then 64 bit on 10 so either they altered it as was upgrading or they read it wrong
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  3.    13 Feb 2016 #13
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,885
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Aurondium,

    Assuming for unknown reason you do end up with a 32-bit version.
    If you still want a 64-bit version, you will have to do a Clean Install.
    Have a look at this tutorial
    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html

    The tutorial is quite "involving".
    Please feel free to ask questions to make sure you understand correctly instead of "assuming" or guessing what it means.
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  4.    13 Feb 2016 #14
    Join Date : Nov 2015
    Posts : 4,885
    windows 10 Home threshold2

    Aurondium,
    Should you decide to give Clean Install a go, use tech Bench to download the iso file.
    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/soft...brrWLRbagYCa0w)()

    Scroll down and locate Select Edition
    click the pointer and select Windows 10 > Confirm
    next window is to select Language > select the one the computing is now using > Confirm
    next windows is to select 32-bit or 64-bit > select 64-bit > Confirm.
    Then follow the prompts to download the iso file.
    Then use the tutorial posted above and do a Clean Install.
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  5.    13 Feb 2016 #15
    Join Date : Jun 2014
    Posts : 5,544
    Windows 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by hTconeM9user View Post
    Agree totally with you there if 64 bit on 7 then 64 bit on 10 so either they altered it as was upgrading or they read it wrong
    I think they may have been reading it wrong. To go from 32 bit to 64 bit you have to do a clean install. I would think going from a 64 bit to a 32 bit would require the same.
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  6.    13 Feb 2016 #16
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 39,893
    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Winuser View Post
    I think they may have been reading it wrong. To go from 32 bit to 64 bit you have to do a clean install. I would think going from a 64 bit to a 32 bit would require the same.
    I would think if the user downloads the CORRECT Windows bit version 32 vs 64 Windows will install it. Maybe the user only grabbed a 32 bit version by mistake. I still think if he downloads a Windows 64 bit Home version from Tech Bench it will install on his computer just fine, without doing a clean install.
    We should ask him to check his version and report back Winver from dos prompt admin.
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  7.    13 Feb 2016 #17
    Join Date : Jan 2016
    Posts : 14
    Win7 64Bit
    Thread Starter

    I'm not sure who you are answering about the 32 to 64 & back again. I did notice that my Specs showed me on Win10, I signed up when I still had Win10 but as I posted I went back to 7. I was running 64Bit in both & intend to continue with 64Bit. Anyway thank you all for you input & I will try the upgrade method to Win10 and then & only then will I re-format and do a clean install if the upgrade doesn't work smoothly. Again this forum does the best job of getting a Ton of replies to a question, happy I stumbled onto it. I went to Google typing in forums Win10 & the 1st link was this forum.
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  8.    13 Feb 2016 #18
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Maine
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    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by rgh43 View Post
    I'm not sure who you are answering about the 32 to 64 & back again. I did notice that my Specs showed me on Win10, I signed up when I still had Win10 but as I posted I went back to 7. I was running 64Bit in both & intend to continue with 64Bit. Anyway thank you all for you input & I will try the upgrade method to Win10 and then & only then will I re-format and do a clean install if the upgrade doesn't work smoothly. Again this forum does the best job of getting a Ton of replies to a question, happy I stumbled onto it. I went to Google typing in forums Win10 & the 1st link was this forum.
    That was not talking about your Windows upgrade, sorry for the confusion. That was more for the user in msg #4 Aurondium who was asking about 32 bit vs 64 bit problem he was having.
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  9.    14 Feb 2016 #19
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    Win7 64Bit
    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the clarification.
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  10.    14 Feb 2016 #20
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    Quote Originally Posted by rgh43 View Post
    I'm not sure who you are answering about the 32 to 64 & back again. I did notice that my Specs showed me on Win10, I signed up when I still had Win10 but as I posted I went back to 7. I was running 64Bit in both & intend to continue with 64Bit. Anyway thank you all for you input & I will try the upgrade method to Win10 and then & only then will I re-format and do a clean install if the upgrade doesn't work smoothly. Again this forum does the best job of getting a Ton of replies to a question, happy I stumbled onto it. I went to Google typing in forums Win10 & the 1st link was this forum.
    rgh43,
    I apologize for side-tracking your thread and answered to another member in your own thread.

    Please follow what Ix07 said and use the link given you.
    You should be ok reinstalling Win 10 back to your Win 7 computer.

    Good luck.
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