32-bit to 64-bit

  • Start64!Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. You can explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.

  • Start64!There is a lot of software in the world, and much of it is terrible. It is rare that a truly great program comes along that actually disrupts things. When that software is open source, it is even more remarkable. That is why Kodi is such an impressive program. The open source project has impacted the way much of the world consumes music, movies, TV and more -- both legitimately obtained media and pirated content.

  • Start64!Have you ever wondered why you have the 32-bit version of Windows 10 installed on your computer while you have all the requirements to install the new version? Maybe you even need to upgrade from the 32-bit to the 64-bit version of Windows since some of your memory is not used (the 32-bit version only supports up to 4Gb of RAM). Before you upgrade, you need to check some things out first.

  • Start64!On Tuesday, Google announced that the 59th version of its widely popular browser, Chrome is entering the beta channel. It has been made available on every major platform — Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac, and Windows. It brings along a handful of new features but the most prominent would have to be the automatic upgradation to the 64-bit installation on Windows.

  • Start64!Tails 3.0 will require a 64-bit x86-64 compatible processor. As opposed to older versions of Tails, it will not work on 32-bit processors. We have waited for years until we felt it was the right time to do this switch. Still, this was a hard decision for us to make. Today, we want to explain why we eventually made this decision, how it will affect users, and when.

  • Start64!The story of 64-bit Firefox on Windows is a long and complex one, and it is just about to end with Mozilla moving from offering 32-bit Firefox as the default download option to offering 64-bit Firefox on Windows by default.

  • Start64!Only 1.7% of all Firefox users on Windows are running a 64-bit version of the browser while the majority of users runs a 32-bit version of Firefox according to Mozilla. Mozilla released a 64-bit version of the Firefox web browser for Windows last year but has not actively promoted it yet.

  • Start64!When you received your Windows 10 upgrade, Microsoft will have automatically provided you a like-for-like 32-bit operating system. But if you’d like to upgrade to the 64-bit version of Windows 10, you can – provided your hardware supports it.

  • Start64!Using Chrome on Windows? There’s a good chance you’re still using the 32-bit version. You should upgrade to the 64-bit version. It’s more secure–not to mention faster and more stable.

  • Start64!Most computers today ship with a 64-bit version of Windows, and often a minimal amount of RAM. This brings into question how well these systems perform. This is especially true when users want to run their legacy 32-bit software on these new computers. This is especially true when users want to run their legacy 32-bit software on these new computers.

  • Start64!If you live in the web browser, using a Linux-based operating system makes a lot of sense. By combining say, Ubuntu and Google Chrome, you can have a very secure and easy-to-use platform running the world's best web browser. A bloated and heavy Windows 10, for instance, could be unnecessary.

  • Start64!Just like any other hardware component, the CPU has gone through some serious upgrades in the past few years. It’s not just about the number of cores, but the architecture has a greater saying in how everything runs, or if.

  • Start64!Assuming you have the hardware to support it, you are able to switch from 32-bit version of Windows 10 to the 64-bit version of Windows 10. Naturally when you are upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows 8 to Windows 10, Microsoft will automatically give you the same version.

  • Start64!Microsoft gives you the 32-bit version of Windows 10 if you upgrade from the 32-bit version of Windows 7 or 8.1. But you can switch to the 64-bit version, assuming your hardware supports it. If you had a 32-bit versions of Windows 7 or 8.1 installed on your PC and upgraded to Windows 10, Microsoft gave you the 32-bit version of Windows 10.

  • Start64!You can only upgrade to Windows 10 using the same architecture -- for example, from Windows 7 32-bit to Windows 10 32-bit. In other words, you cannot do an in-place upgrade from 32-bit Windows to 64-bit Windows and maintain all your installed programs, plus a Windows 10 license.

  • Start64!A major driver of modern C/C++ development is the need for producing native 64-bit code. In most cases, servers and desktop systems are now almost exclusively 64-bit machines. Given this fact, isn't the move to 64-bit C/C++ code just a matter of changing a few build settings? Stephen B. Morris explains why it's not so simple.

  • Start64!Antivirus, BackUp – Restore, Benchmark, Codec, Defragment, Encryption, File Manager, FTP, Graphics and Photo, Install Management, Internet, Media Player, Networking, PDF, Process Management, Start Menu, System Information, System Software, Test Software, Tweak Software, Virtual CD/DVD

  • Start64!The Debian Installer team had the pleasure of announcing on March 27 that the second Release Candidate (RC) version of the Debian 8.0 "Jessie" installer is now available for download and testing. The RC2 version of the installer brings a great number of improvements and fixes.

  • Start64!Earlier this month we told you that Adobe finally announced the Lightroom editing service for Android smartphones. - But Adobe is also working towards a new desktop version, which will be released as Lightroom 6. However, you'll have to bear in mind that if you want to take advantage of the new version, you’ll need to upgrade to the latest operating system.

  • Start64!The 32-bit architecture is slowing going away, but not too many developers are keen to let it go. A proposal is being made so that Fedora 23 will only be released with 64-bit images.

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