You may well have 64bit hardware, but you are best to run Vista 32bit unless
you are running a 64bit application that is mission critical to your
The Office Depot guy will probably get a raise for convincing you that it is
possible to download the 64bit bits to convert a 32bit OS.. however, do not
be too hard on him.. he has saved you much heartache..
"Mark" <Mark@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi there.
> I purchased Windows Vista 32-bit Home Premium today at Office Depot. When
> got home, I noticed (before opening the package) that I had the 32 bit
> version, and since I have a 64-bit processor I wanted the 64-bit version.
> went back to the store to return it.
> The guy at Office Depot told me the package that I bought is fine, that I
> could go online and download what I needed to convert to the 64-bit
> but I can't seem to find any information on how to do this.
> Can anyone help? Where can I download this?
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