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How to know from Dxdiag if Windows in 32 bit or 64 bit

By arunjoseph001 ·
I have to troubleshoot many systems, and i mainly rely on Dxdiag. If a customer gives a 32 bit dxdiag of 64 bit windows. Earl;ier i used to see what was written against the unicoe field

DxDiag Version: 6.01.7000.0000 32bit Unicode
This belongs to an
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7000)

Is there any other method that can be used.

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Two methods

by robo_dev In reply to How to know from Dxdiag i ...

Sigcheck utility can query unicode
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897441.aspx

VBScript "filever.vbs"

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Wscript.Echo objFSO.GetFileVersion(wscript.arguments(0))

usage: filever dxdiag.exe

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I dont understand these

by arunjoseph001 In reply to Two methods

Can both of them be explained more as i don't understand these steps.

Also, is there something in the Dxdiag itself which will show if its 64 bit or 32 bit instead of asking for these extra info.

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Are you just trying to tell if Windows is 64-bit?

by seanferd In reply to I dont understand these

Why use DxDiag for this anyway? Just check the system properties.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827218

Command for sigcheck:
sigcheck -a C:\windows\explorer.exe

Edit: Generally, any version checking shows if it is 64-bit. If 32-bit, it doesn't say so directly.

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