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Checking the Operating System and System type of your Windows computer

This article will guide you on how to check the Windows Operating System and System Type (64-bit or 32-bit) of your computer.  Follow the steps below to know how: 
 
Windows 10
Windows 8/8.1
Windows 7
 
Windows 10

NOTE:  In this example, Windows 64-bit operating system is used.

Step 1:
Click the Search User-added image icon and enter “About your PC” on the field.
 
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Step 2:
Click the About your PC option.
 
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Step 3:
Check the System type section for your computer’s operating system and based processor.
 
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Windows 8/8.1
 
Step 1:
Swipe mouse cursor on the upper right corner of the screen and click User-added image.
 
Step 2:
Click PC info.
 
Step 3:
Under System, check the System type section for your computer’s operating system and based processor.
 
Windows 7
 

QUICK TIP:  In this example, Windows 64-bit operating system is used.
 
Step 1:
Click the Pearl User-added image  button and right-click on Computer
 
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Step 2:
Select Properties.
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Step 3:
Under the System category, check on the System type section for your computer’s operating system.
 
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