The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way a CPU. If you would like to use 4GB of random access memory or more to handle larger apps or programs, you must use a Windows 64-bit operating system to make everything more effectively. For example, the Surface Pro tablet is a true 64-bit machine and this article provides an overview of tutorial for that.
If you are not sure the architecture of Windows 10 on your tablet or computer, try the how-to tutorial to determine if your OS is running 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64).
Note: 32-bit processes only works with a 32-bit Windows, while a 64-bit Windows supports with both of them.
* Tap or click on the Start button, and open the Settings app.
* Select the System category icon, and click on About on the left side.
* Go to the right side, the System type will show that you are using either a 64-bit operating system x64- or a 32-bit operating system x86- based processor.
How to see if Process is 32-bit or 64-bit in Processes tab in Task Manager
* Press the CTRL+SHIFT+ESC from your keyboard to open Task Manager.
You can also right-click or press-and-hold on the taskbar, and select the Task Manager.
* Click on More details option at bottom if there is only fewer details.
* Under the Processes tab, for the apps and background processes, some of the name include (32-bit) and the related process is 32-bit. For others without the (32-bit), they are 64-bit.
You can also use another way to find out the 32-bit or 64-bit process.
* Within the Task Manager by more details view.
* Go to the Details tab, right click on the column header bar, and click on Select columns option.
* Check the Platform box, and click on OK button.
* Once you’ve done that, all running process have add Platform column and its name displays that it is 32-bit or 64-bit.