Should I upgrade to 32-bit or 64-bit on Windows 10?

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A friend of mine gave me a pretty old laptop (I needed one badly). I'm going to use it for coding / Photoshop purposes. I'm looking to upgrade it to Windows 10. Which one should I go with: 32-bit or 64-bit? Thanks for the help.
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The 32/64 bit is determined by the CPU not the operating system.

 On the Windows operating system, go to the Start menu > All Programs. Open the Accessories folder, then the System Tools folder. In the System Tools folder, select the System Information option.

On the right side of System Information, look for the System Type option under the Item column. The associated value, in the Value column, will tell you which type of CPU the computer has in it. If the System Type value includes “x86” in it, the CPU is 32-bit. If the System Type value includes “x64” in it, the CPU is 64-bit.

Another thing to consider, if it’s old, check out what the speed of the processor in the laptop is now. It may not eve meet the Windows 10 minimum requirements.

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  • Subhendu Sen
    Though you mentioned old laptop, but how old is it, that information is necessary as you wanted to run Photoshop etc. You can get PS either 32/64-bit, but the laptop configuration is necessary. First check either is it 32/ 64 bit. Right click on Computer (icon) on desktop and click properties. On next box, you can see what is it supported. Also RAM/CPU speed etc. are necessary. However, PS can run on both system. It is better to ask a hardware person to check all hardware configuration.
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  • 8586virat
    I would suggest you to go for a 64-bit Windows because it is much faster and efficient. And for using Photoshop, you will be needing a fast processor and Windows. Or your system would start lagging behind
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