Free Uprgrade: 32-Bit PRO to x64 PRO



BGerrits
07-10-2005, 12:35 AM
Can anyone point out a link for me to learn more about the free upgrade to
x64 if you have bought 32-Bit PRO between the qualified date? Thanks much!

Jupiter Jones [MVP]
07-10-2005, 12:35 AM
Technology Advancement Program:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/64bit/upgrade/default.mspx

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"BGerrits" <BGerrits@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:2578EFCD-8C47-4F42-958D-ADE0EF782AB7@microsoft.com...
> Can anyone point out a link for me to learn more about the free upgrade to
> x64 if you have bought 32-Bit PRO between the qualified date? Thanks
> much!

Rick \Nutcase\ Rogers
07-10-2005, 12:35 AM
JJ has given you the link. However, I would caution you to check that there
are 64-bit device drivers for all of your hardware before proceeding with
the upgrade to 64-bit, especially for after market addon cards. While the
32-bit compatibility mode works extremely well for software, it will not
help in the case of device drivers. These *have* to be provided for by the
manufacturer. If at all possible, I would suggest creating a temporary dual
boot to make sure you will be able to use the system as you are accustomed
to.

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
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Associate Expert - WindowsXP Expert Zone
www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/expertzone
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org

"BGerrits" <BGerrits@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:2578EFCD-8C47-4F42-958D-ADE0EF782AB7@microsoft.com...
> Can anyone point out a link for me to learn more about the free upgrade to
> x64 if you have bought 32-Bit PRO between the qualified date? Thanks
> much!


Free Uprgrade: 32-Bit PRO to x64 PRO