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.
It is necessary to check whether you have a 64-bit processor, which is the most important requirement for installing a 64-bit system. To do this you have to navigate to the Start menu in Windows 10 (you can also press the “Windows” button on your keyboard) and click Settings.
On the next screen navigate to “About.” There you should see the specifications of your software, along with some specifications related to your hardware. Since you want to upgrade from 32-bit Windows, you will see “32-bit operating system.”
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