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ZXDunny

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Re: Linux User
« Reply #15 on: 15. July 2018, 11:25:43 »
Linux and Apple have ditched 32bit, yes. I personally have no 32bit machines or OS's in the house any longer and the outfit I work for no longer targets 32bit Windows as the larger memory addressing means our users are no longer limited.

32bit is going away fast, I'm afraid.

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Re: Linux User
« Reply #16 on: 15. July 2018, 13:41:53 »
Yes..
so what mean that Spec Bas for windows need 64bit windows
i think that you can execute any 32bit app on 64bit windows machine
right?
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Re: Linux User
« Reply #17 on: 16. July 2018, 04:16:06 »
Windows 32 bit is supported as a WoW layer on 64 bit Windows.

Linux uses a set of 32 bit libs which allows gcc to cross compile 32 or 64 bit executables.

I run Windows 32 bit versions XP, 7 and 10 as VirtualBox VMs on my 64 bit Linux laptop. I still have a Windows 7 64 bit dedicated partition on my old laptop.

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Re: Linux User
« Reply #18 on: 16. July 2018, 12:35:54 »
Yes..
so what mean that Spec Bas for windows need 64bit windows
i think that you can execute any 32bit app on 64bit windows machine
right?

Yes, you can. SpecBAS (for official releases) comes in 32bit and 64bit versions, but the 64bit version is a lot faster, for obvious reasons.