The eBook every Windows Engineer should read – Deploying and Supporting Applications on Windows 64-Bit

While only a few years ago the 64-bit version of the Windows client would only be installed on special purpose systems, nowadays it has become the de facto standard for most OEM’s and Enterprises. In 2010 Microsoft published some numbers on their Windows blog indicating that in June 46% of the clients running Windows 7 and use Windows Update were running Windows 7 64-Bit. At the same time Gartner published a report saying that by Read More …

Support for Windows XP 64 Bit

As most of you probably know by now, support for Windows XP SP2 ends on July 13, 2010. Well that’s for the 32 bit version of Windows XP, but what about Windows XP 64 bit, knowing that there isn’t an SP3 for that one? I found the answer within the End of Support FAQ where it states: Q: If I have 64-bit Windows XP, do I also need to apply Service Pack 3? A: No, Read More …

What you should know about Office 2010 64-bit

If you are in the process of deciding whether to deploy Office 2010 32-bit or 64-bit, I recommend to read through the following content. Note that Microsoft recommends installing Office 32 Bit even on Windows 7 64 bit. TechNet – 64-bit editions of Office 2010 Understanding 64-Bit Office Compatibility Between the 32-bit and 64-bit Versions of Office 2010 64-bit Client Installation of Microsoft Office 2010 Office Resource Kit Blog – Office 2010 64-bit editions 4SysOps Read More …

Extending User Information in AD – 64 Bit support

Back in 2008 I wrote about Extending User Information in AD. Today I came across a blog post mentioning that there is now an unsupported 64 bit version available. More details and download here

Great website with focus on 64 bit

Just came across this website where it’s all about 64 bit. If you’re interested in 64 bit related topics or maybe even already running a 64 bit operating system, you definitely want to visit this site.