A system has two (2) types of bits, which are 64-bit and 32/86-bit.
The differences are:
When purchasing your computer, this is an important factor to consider. Also applications and drivers are programmed based on bits meaning that you can’t installed a 32-bit driver in a 64-bit computer.
A 64-bit driver/application software should be installed on a 64-bit computer to avoid compatibility error
Below are the steps on how to check the bit of your computer system:
- Open the file explorer of your computer
- This is how your file explorer should look
3. By the left side of your window, right –click on “This PC or my Computer” depending on your operating system and click on properties.
- The basic information of the system containing the computer bit
So from the above image, you can know the number of bits of your system and other basic information of your system.