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ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-26, 20:58 PM

Hi guys,

 

1. My laptop is ThinkPad T510 4313CTO. Could I install window 7 64bit on my machine? or I have to install os as same as    the preinstalled one which is win7 32bit.

 

2. I read the spec which says the max memory that I can install is 8G. But, if os is 32bit and I upgrade the memory to 8G, what is advantage? or Does that just mean I waste the extra 4G memory?

 

Thanks in advance

   

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Re: ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-27, 18:42 PM

Hello and welcome,

 

You can install either the 32 or 64 bit Windows 7.  If your question is about activation, the same key will activate either 32 or 64 bit - as long as the version (home, pro, ultimate) matches the key.

 

Are you going to install from Lenovo media or Microsoft media?  Lenovo media for your laptop should activate automatically.  MS media will probably requrie entering the key from the sticker and then refer you to a robo-call that will activate it.

 

You'd be wasting the extra RAM if you only run a 32-bit OS.

 

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Re: ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-27, 20:15 PM

Thank you for your replay.

 

Yesterday, I tried to install 64 bit os on my laptop on which 32bit os stayed before. To my surprise, 64bit os is refused to install. What may I do next? 

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Re: ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-27, 20:51 PM

Also, If I check that my CPU(system Type) is x86, Does that mean 64bit os still can be installed? 

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Re: ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-27, 20:55 PM

What media are you using  to install?  What do you mean by " refused to install"?  What error messages?

 

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Re: ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-27, 21:04 PM

If you start your computer using a 64-bit Windows 7 installation disc or files, but your computer isn't capable of running a 64-bit version of Windows, you'll see a Windows Boot Manager error. You'll need to use a 32-bit Windows 7 installation disc or files instead.

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Re: ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-27, 21:16 PM

That is surprising.  What processor do you have?  All the processor options I can find for the 4313 are 64-bit capable.

 

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Re: ThinkPad T510 4313CTO 64bit or 32bit

2015-11-30, 22:55 PM

Buddy, you are right. win 10 is on my laptop already. thanks a lot.

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