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How to See if a Process is 32-bit or 64-bit in Windows 10

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If you have a 32-bit Windows installed, processes can only be 32-bit.

If you have a 64-bit Windows installed, processes can be 32-bit or 64-bit.

This tutorial will show you how to see if a running app or process is 32-bit or 64-bit in Windows 10.


CONTENTS:
  • Option One: To See if Process is 32-bit or 64-bit in Processes tab in Task Manager
  • Option Two: To See if Process is 32-bit or 64-bit in Details tab in Task Manager





Process - See if 32-bit or 64-bit in Windows 10 OPTION ONE Process - See if 32-bit or 64-bit in Windows 10
To See if Process is 32-bit or 64-bit in Processes tab in Task Manager

1. Open Task Manager in more details view.

2. Click/tap on the Processes tab. (see screenshot below)
  • If you see (32-bit) in the process name, then the process is 32-bit.
  • If you don't see (32-bit) in the process name, then the process is 64-bit.

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Process - See if 32-bit or 64-bit in Windows 10 OPTION TWO Process - See if 32-bit or 64-bit in Windows 10
To See if Process is 32-bit or 64-bit in Details tab in Task Manager

1. Open Task Manager in more details view.

2. Click/tap on the Details tab, right click on the column header bar, and click/tap on Select columns. (see screenshot below)

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3. Check the Platform box, and click/tap on OK to add this column. (see screenshot below)

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4. You can now look in the Platform column in the Details tab to see if a process name is 32-bit or 64-bit. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn