October 2009 Entries

How to set the windows path in Windows 7

How to set the path in Windows 7. Goal: Setting the windows command path in Windows 7 Additional information: Modifying the path statement will enable an MS-DOS window opened in Microsoft Windows as well as older programs to locate files that may be required to run the program. In the old MS-DOS environment we used the PATH= command, located in the autoexec.bat file. Additional information about the MS-DOS path command that is still usable in Windows 2000 and Windows XP can be found on our path command ......

Do I have a 32-bit or 64-bit processor?

How to check what kind of processor you have (CPU) and what operating system can I run on it? An X64 has a 64 bit microprocessor, whereas an X86, derived from the old 8086 PC, has a 32 bit microprocessor. A 32 bit machine and/or OS (operating system) is limited to about 3.55GB of memory, and an X64 is limited to about 17,179,869,184 gigabytes, 17,179,869 terabytes, or about 16 exabytes of RAM. Also a 32-bit CPU cannot run an 64-bit OS. So, how to check your CPU: Since you cannot run WIndows7-64x ......