Windows 7 64-Bit Is Safer than the 32-bit Version – Microsoft

2012-Oct-10 | Tags: 32vs64microsoftwin7sp1

Start64!Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report Volume 13 reveals some very interesting figures concerning the currently available versions of Windows 7.

According to these stats, Windows 7 64-bit builds are a bit safer than the 32-bit iterations, as infection rates seem to be specifically aimed at 32-bit flavors of the operating system.

As for Windows Vista however, the infection rate is almost the same in both cases, so those looking for a safer working environment are recommended to make the move to Windows 7 64-bit. Microsoft has a very good explanation for these new stats: