Many users who read our blog might have seen us using text like, works on 32bit Windowsor works on 64bit Windows. However not many people might actually know what 32bit or 64bit Windows means, or how they differ.
The Windows 32-bit and 64-bit FAQ tries to answer several common questions which can clear your doubts about it. For example, here is a sample question:
What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows?
The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way a computer’s processor (also called a CPU), handles information. The 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than a 32-bit system.
[via Windows 7 Blog]