32-bit Windows

32-bit Windows

The Windows operating system or Windows applications written to run in 32-bit CPUs. The term is used to contrast Windows software written for 64-bit environments. Years ago, the term was used to contrast 16-bit Windows applications. See 32-bit computing.
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According to the company, 64-bit Windows delivers a higher computation performance compared to 32-bit Windows, and supports up to 128GB of PC RAM compared to the 4GB of 32-bit Windows XP.
It can secure any 32-bit Windows application flawlessly and no one can copy or alter it.
Pencil Pushers is releasing its 32-bit Windows 95 version for corporations (including the forms 5500 and 990, but not the 1120s) and states for 1996.