A question about 64 bit computing

  wobblymike 21:32 21 Feb 05

I have been given a AMD ATHLON 64 BIT 2800+ CPU, FAN & MAINBOARD BUNDLE - if I put this in a case and connect it up in the normal way, will my licensed copy of Win XP pro work with it? will my other software apps work such as nero 6.3 etc. Never done any 64 bit stuff don't want to make an error; any advice gratefully received.

  tasslehoff burrfoot 21:46 21 Feb 05

compatible with 32bit software they have to be as there is not much 64 bit software around so no problem there.

The problem you may have is that if you have activated your copy of XP then this will have kind of registered your XP to your hardware configuration. Any change to this hardware could create problems with XP and you may need to reactivate it.

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  wobblymike 21:52 21 Feb 05

Tasslehoff Burrfoot

very grateful thanks

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