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Questions tagged [32-bit]

32-bit refers to computer architecture that stores integers, memory addresses, and other data units that are at most 32 bits (or 4 octets) wide.

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32-bit mac apps in the future

It's long been telegraphed that 32-bit apps will no longer work in upcoming versions of macOS. This is rather annoying, because my go-to games when I want to waste 15 minutes are all 32-bit from ...
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Is Windows 10 32 bit good for iMac 4,1 running Bootcamp?

I have an iMac 4,1, 2Gb RAM and installed Bootcamp. Is Windows 10 Home Premium 32 bit good for that machine? Or is it too heavy, better install Windows 7 Home Basic 32 bit?
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iMac 4,1 does not have Boot Camp update

I have found in Apple support that iMac 4,1 does not have Boot Camp drivers update. I have installed Windows 7 Home Basic 32bit. So I will have to find an alternate solution for driver updating ...
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Does macOS Mojave (10.14) support 32 - bit Apps?

According to Apple, 32-Bit apps will lose support soon. When opening 32 - bit applications on macOS High Sierra I was prompted with a message stating that in future versions of macOS the app would ...
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How to suppress alert 'this app is not optimized for your Mac'

I get this pop-up warning on one-off installers and such irrelevant situations. I understand it's to encourage a migration away from 32-bit apps; fine, but there's nothing I can do about it. It's ...
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What is the benefit of macOS dropping support for 32-bit software? [closed]

It has been hinted at in the past but now we're starting to see solid notice from Apple that it is dropping support for 32-bit macOS programs in the near future. While I can see how this makes sense ...
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Does macOS 10.13.4 display 32-bit warnings like the beta versions do?

The beta versions of macOS 10.3.4 were reported to include warnings when you started a 32-bit app. From the release notes: To prepare for a future release of macOS in which 32-bit software will no ...
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Use jailbroken iPhone as webserver

I know that this already has an answer, it is outdated. I am running iOS 10.3.3 on an iPhone 5 (so its 32 bit), and I want to run a web server for no reason at all. I have tried install lighttpd and ...
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How to identify 32bit applications on macOS without running each one? [duplicate]

With macOS 10.13.4 Apple will start to show a warning if a 32bit application is started, and it is assumed that with 10.14 32bit applications will not run at all. Starting each application to see ...
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64-bit only future and virtual machines

Apple has started the phasing out of 32-bit applications on MacOS. How is this going to impact virtual machines, be it Parallels, VMWare, VirtualBox, or Apple own hypervisor? Will it still be possible ...
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Can't go to App Compatibilty

I am running iOS 10.3.3 on an iPhone 7 plus. When I go to Settings > General > About, I see Applications on the list with the number of apps I have installed. There is no ">" arrow to the right ...
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Downloading 32 bit iOS Apps for 32 bit iPhones after iOS 11 is released

I have a 32-bit iPhone. I understand that 32 bit iPhones will no longer be supported by iOS 11. Will I be able to download and buy 32 bit apps from the store for iPhones running 32-bit iOS ...
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How can I install a 64-bit OS on a 2006 Mac Pro with 32-bit EFI?

I have a Mac Pro 2006 that has 64-bit processors, yet only boots 32-bit operating systems (aside from OSX). Is there a way I can install 64-bit Ubuntu Server, or any 64-bit OS for that matter, on this ...
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How can I find out which Mac apps are 32-bit?

On June 28, 2017, Apple announced that macOS High Sierra will be the last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compromise. How can I find out which apps on my Mac are 32-bit so that I can ...
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How can users identify which of their iPhone/iPad apps are still only 32-bit (and therefore won't work in future)?

Many iPhone/iPad users still use apps on their devices which are only 32-bit. These apps will not work in future if users upgrade to iOS 11, unless of course the apps themselves are updated to run ...
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Only Macintosh shown on Startup Manager after Windows 10 32-bit Boot Camp install

I installed Boot Camp with Windows 10 32-bit, but it doesnt give me the option to switch my Mac into Windows. Any help? I've tried holding option when restarting it but only the Macintosh box appears.
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In which version(s) did macOS transition from 32-bit to 64-bit?

From my research, it seems that macOS transitioned from 32-bit x86 to 64-bit x64 across the following versions: Kernel App Support 10.4 Tiger x86 ...
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How do I identify which preference panes are 32-bit and which aren't

Recently my Sound preference pane has asked me to reopen System Preferences when I select it, or when I switch away from it. I have added a few preference panes (e.g. Wacom, an Xbox controller pane, ...
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Is iTunes 12.4.1 available for 32-bit Windows?

I couldn't find it on the Apple website, I was only offered the 64-bit version. Maybe that's because I'm using a 64-bit client for the download?
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Running a 32 bit version of java? [duplicate]

I was recently was trying to use a library that needed a 32-bit version of java. I tried to get my version of java to use the 32-bit version by using the flag -d32. However, I received the error: ...
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How to use the rest of my 4GB of RAM?

I have a Late 2006 iMac running OS X Lion 10.7.5 with 4GB of RAM, however OS X is software limited to only addressing 3GB of the 4GB installed. I know in Windows when running a 32bit Windows OS with ...
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Where is the swipe-right iOS 9 Spotlight screen on my iPod Touch?

I have an iPod Touch (5th generation) with iOS 9 installed (currently 9.0.2, but I don't think the minor revision matters). From the home screen, I can reach the quick Spotlight search by swiping down....
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osx 10.10 force 32 bit

I am trying to start my OS X 10.10 in 32 bit, but with no success: First I tried it by keeping 3 + 2 pressed during start up Then I tried by the following command: sudo systemsetup -...
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Is the Google Chrome for 32bit Mac

I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8. I downloaded Google Chrome but in my Applications Chrome has a cross. When I open it, it says my Mac is not compatible. Once I booted with 64bit and Chrome was working! ...
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Step to step guide how to use 32bit version of Java in Eclipse

I have a Java project in Eclipse that requires Java 7 running in 32 bit mode. I tried to force running in 32 bit mode by adding the flag -d32 to the VM arguments. However, I then get the following ...
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Linker Error: leJOS NXJ HelloWorld complains 32 bit JVM unsupported

I trying to get started using leJOS NXJ to develop in Java for my Mindstorms NXT. I've installed Oracle's Java 8 JDK, Eclipse and leJOS NXJ on my Macbook Pro running Mountain Lion. When I try to ...
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Now when Chrome is 64-bits, how do I install the Java plugin?

As long as Chrome just was 32 bit, the Java plugin was not supported since Java for Mac OS X is 64 bit but now when Chrome (since version 39) is 64 bit, how do I install/enable the Java plugin? ...
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Avoid stutter when watching Amazon Prime video on Mac Mini 32-bit?

I have a Mac Mini that's a few years old. I'd like to use it for watching online video, because it's small, we're not using it for anything else, it fits nicely under the TV, and I can connect its ...
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When I download apps it says I need a 64-bit processor

I have a Snow Leopard OS X 10.6.8 and I cannot download apps. When I try to, it says 'this requires a 64-bit processor' (or something like that) and my processor is 32-bit. Does this mean that I'll ...
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What is the difference between a 32 and a 64 bit installation on a 64 bit machine?

I'm about to install Eclipse on my McBook Pro (2.4GHz Core 2 Duo - so 64 bits if I'm not mistaken). What are the consequences of installing a 64 vs a 32 bit package?
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How old would a Macbook Pro need to be in order to have a non-64bit Intel processor?

My friend has a MBP that was bought 2 or 3 years ago, and I need to help him prepare some software to run. What are the chances he won't be able to boot from a 64bit Linux live USB flash drive?
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Can I install adobe Illustrator cs6 on 32-bit mac

I have mac book pro, Processor: 2.16 Ghz intel Core Duo, Memory: 1 GB 667 Mhz DDR2 SDRAM, Model Identifier: MacBookPro1,2, Total Number Of Cores: 2, Boot ROM Version: MBP12.0061.B03. I tried to ...
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Can I install 64 bit software on a 32 bit macbook pro

I have mac book pro, Processor: 2.16 Ghz intel Core Duo, Memory: 1 GB 667 Mhz DDR2 SDRAM, Model Identifier: MacBookPro1,2, Total Number Of Cores: 2, Boot ROM Version: MBP12.0061.B03. uname -a: Darwin ...
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Can I install 64 bit software on a 32 bit OS X - 10.5.8 - Leopard?

Can I install 64 bit software on a 32 bit OS X? Or could I "update" my 32 bit OS X to 64 bit OS X? This is what I get when I put uname -a in a terminal: Darwin gaukhar-alibayevas-macbook.local 9.8....
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How old are Macs that cannot run 64-bit applications?

We're trying to decide how much effort to put into ensuring that our software works well in 32-bit mode. (It's scientific software that must handle large datasets, so ensuring that it works well does ...
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MacOSX 10.8 and 32-bit perl modules

I just upgraded from MacOSX 10.6 to 10.8. Many of my projects depend on Mac::Glue, Mac::Carbon and their ilk. Even though Mac::Glue comes bundled with MacOSX 10.8 perl, it doesn't seem to work: [kw|...
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32-bit only screen savers in Mountain Lion?

Is it possible to run 32-bit only screen savers in Mountain Lion? Just opening /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Versions/A/Resources/ScreenSaverEngine.app in 32-bit mode doesn't run ...
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Is it still possible to run Safari 6 in 32bit on MacOS 10.8?

I tried the ways i know: Get Info - 32bit Mode - Start ==> runs in 64 bit arch -i386 /Applications/Safari.app/Contents/MacOs/Safari ==> results in error is it still somehow possible to run Safari in ...
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Install 32bit Java 7 OpenJDK

Motivation I have a proprietary java application which used to work under Snow Leopard but fails under Lion with the following backtrace: Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang....
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Will a 32 bit intel app run on Mountain Lion?

I have Lion, running on a 64 bit kernel $ uname -a Darwin dyn1158-144.insecure.ic.ac.uk 11.4.0 Darwin Kernel Version 11.4.0: Mon Apr 9 19:32:15 PDT 2012; root:xnu-1699.26.8~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64 ...