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Am I using a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system?

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Summary

Not sure if you are using a 32-bit or 64-bit computer? Don't worry, in this article, we'll explain how you can check. It's easy!

Description

 NOTE: This guidance is written for supported Microsoft Operating Systems. You can find more information for older systems on the Microsoft Support Site.  

What does this mean?

In v30.0 of Sage 50 Accounts, we have moved to a 64-bit version of the application, which has numerous benefits. For more information on this, see our Sage 50 Accounts v30 - 64-bit article.


How do I check if I am 32-bit or 64-bit?

It's quick and easy to check which version you're running. 

 TIP: Windows 11 is only supported on 64-bit systems, so there's no need to check the below - You are using a 64-bit system.

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Then click System.
  4. Click the About option in the left-hand navigation bar.
  5. Check the Device Specifications section for the System type:
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    In this example, the system is a 64-bit operating system.

What's next?

Now that you know which version you've got - You can download and install your Sage software. 

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