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hychewright

Vista 64 bit vs Vista 32 bit

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Hi,I will soon be getting a new system and most all the posts that I read FSX does better with 64 bit version. I will have 4 GB of ram at 800 mhz dual boot system Q 9450 O/C'ed 8800 GT. 790i MB. I will be flying FSX most of the time however, I do play other games from time to time and I was wondering if 64 bit would be compatible with other games? My 5 yr old system that I am using for FS9 and other games now is an Alienware: xp pro, Intel P4 3.20 ghz, 2gb memory, Radeon 850 x,(up grade from 9800PRO)Intel MB BZ87510A, 320.1 gb raid 0 volume HD, I've had FSX well over a year still in the box not opened, waited patiently for new system that would run it. Also on dual boot systems I guess since I'll need double virus protection with 2 HD's. suggestions appreciated.Thanks Hychewright

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You'll want the 64 for FSx as it will only then use all your ram.....virus.... Dual boot.....Hmmm... Different drives..Well,virus usually attack the drive where the OS sits...... I use freeware so I just would put one on each drive to be safe....But if usinf payware you can have it scan both drives ,so I don't have a real good answer on that...Sorry...Keep looking though....I leave mine off most times while flying,and run it at night and have it shut down my rig....

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I've just recently saw a worm (and cleaned it) that installs itself as a hidden autorun file on every drive, starting as soon as you double click a drive. Also after that it installed itself into registry and system32 folder with a random name.

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Hey thanks, I'll be safe and protect both drives. I here that nod 32 is a good virus protection software that does not have much if any impact on your system. Did you have digital storm install your 280x while being built? I don't guess you need Nhancer with the 280x? They are building me a system with a 280x in one an d my FSX system will have the 8800 gt 512 mb. I told them to install 64 bit version in both systems..... Ouch, there goes my play money for a long time!!!!!!!

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Did you detect the worm yourself or did your spyware catch it? Do you use bit defender? ThanksLamar

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