Check if Windows medium is 32 or 64 bit

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Whether you have a physical Windows medium (DVD, USB) or just the ISO file, sometime you just do not know if the Windows on this medium is 32 or 64 bit. But there is a very easy way to check besides installing it.

Here is how to how to check if your Windows medium is 32 or 64 bit:

  • Open your Windows medium in Windows Explorer.
  • Double click on the file autorun.inf
  • Now, if you see the entry [AutoRun.Amd64] in the first line, than it is a 64 bit medium. If the line isn´t there, it is 32 bit.

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