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This article describes how to determine the processor type of a computer that is running any one of the following operating systems:
Information about the processor type is stored in the PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER registry entry in the following registry subkey:
The PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER registry entry uses a string value that is described as follows:
To determine the processor type, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Use the set commandTo use the set command to determine the processor type, follow these steps:
Method 2: Use Registry EditorTo use Registry Editor to determine the processor type, follow these steps:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/64bit/default.mspxFor more information about Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Technical support for x64-based versions of Microsoft WindowsYour hardware manufacturer provides technical support and assistance for x64-based versions of Windows. Your hardware manufacturer provides support because an x64-based version of Windows was included with your hardware. Your hardware manufacturer might have customized the installation of Windows with unique components. Unique components might include specific device drivers or might include optional settings to maximize the performance of the hardware. Microsoft will provide reasonable-effort assistance if you need technical help with your x64-based version of Windows. However, you might have to contact your manufacturer directly. Your manufacturer is best qualified to support the software that your manufacturer installed on the hardware.
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Article ID: 888731 - Last Review: October 11, 2007 - Revision: 4.5