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Question Windows 7 on the Mini 9 - 32 Bit or 64 Bit? - 10-27-2009, 07:44 PM

My retail version of Win 7 arrives tomorrow and I hope to load it on my DM9 then. I don't recall any posts on which version of Win 7 to use - the 32 Bit or the 64 Bit.

Can anyone advise which version should be used, please?

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Default 10-27-2009, 07:48 PM

You can only use the 32 bit version on the Mini 9, it is not 64 bit capable.

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Default 10-27-2009, 07:49 PM

Unless you are personally aware of any hardware, or software programs which specifically state that they actually require, or perform better with, the 64 bit version, then my advice would be to go for the more 'standard' 32 bit option, which seems to attract a lot more support in respect of third party drivers etc.

Just my personal opinion though!

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Default 10-27-2009, 08:29 PM

Originally Posted by BKR2879 View Post
You can only use the 32 bit version on the Mini 9, it is not 64 bit capable.
Yep. N and Z-series Atom CPUs are 32bit only.

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