"Anthony Giorgianni" <pleasereply@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> 32-bit so x86. Makes perfect sense to me. 86/32=2.6875*(11.906976744=32.)
> I see. :O)
> and 64-bit so x64. 64=64
> Thanks all!
> Anthony Giorgianni
> For everyone's benefit, please post back to the group
> "Tim Slattery" <Slattery_T@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> "Anthony Giorgianni" <pleasereply@xxxxxx> wrote:
>>>Does anyone know how to choose? Microsoft says only to choose the one
>>>appropriate for me. Should I install both? I have a Vista home premium
>>> 611 KB
>>> 601 KB
>> The first one is for the 64-bit version of Vista. You'll need the
>> second one (-x86).
>> Tim Slattery
>> MS MVP(Shell/User)
'Comes from 8086 8088 i186 i286 i386 and i486. The i586 moniker never
happened as Intel called it the Pentium, instead. The i386 (also called
80386) was the first to sport what is called "32-bit architecture". First to
company to build gets to name: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I386
Look to bottom of page for links to the various Intel processors.