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Re: 64-bit

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg76517] Re: 64-bit
  • From: Al <aajacksoniv at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 05:30:22 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f2k0co$e4u$1@smc.vnet.net><f2op4k$5gu$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 20, 1:16 am, "Brian Gladman" <b... at nowhere.org> wrote:
> "Al" <aajackso... at gmail.com> wrote in message
>
> news:f2k0co$e4u$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>
> > Anyone loaded Mathematica onto the 64 bit version of Vista?
> > I am having trouble finding a major vendor who will sell me a machine
> > with 64 bit Vista as the OS.
>
> I am running Mathematica v6 on the x64 version of Windows Vista Ultimate
> without any problems. The machine is an AMD Athlon 64 X2.
>
> I also find that most 64-bit machines are still being sold with a 32-bit OS.
> But a couple of major suppliers do offer the 64-bit OS as an option.
>
>     Brian Gladman

Did you build this machine? I am finding that getting an off the shelf
machine with Vista 64 is no so easy, tho I have not pressed it. I
don't want to try installing it since I have heard about problems with
64-bit drivers and would rather have an experienced person do it.




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