How to determine if system is 32 or 64 bit?

Apr 2, 2011
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I am about to upgrade from XP to Winhave looked at the help file and can't see if or how it's possible to determine if it's 32 or 64 bit. Would @Winapi[???] be the right call?
 
Aug 2, 2011
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Would %_X64 help you?
 
Apr 2, 2011
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North Carolina, USA
Would %_X64 help you?

%_X64 doesn't appear in TCMD 8.x and I need to find out in a way that is backwords copatible to version 8.x. I did find:

_WOW64 returns 1 if the command processor is running in the WOW64 environment (64-bit Windows).

and I need to see if Windows is 32 or 6, not caring if it's the 32 or 64 bit version of TCMD that is running.
 
Aug 2, 2011
258
4
Berlin, Germany
Some time ago I needed some infos about the running windows without invoking tcmd/tcc :nailbiting: .
I made up a little autoit script which I compiled as console-application (checking "console?" in aut2exe).
I stuffed it with some autoit macros, e.g. "OSArch".
This is how it works:
Code:
(system)  C:\TEMP >autoitinfo $osa
X64
 
(system)  C:\TEMP >autoitinfo Hello $b %username , $+ "you are currently working with a " $osa "-Windows".
Hello Frank,
you are currently working with a X64-Windows.
This is the source code:
Code:
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;
; autoitinfo.au3
; fj 2011-05-25
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;
 
dim $par, $parnum, $string
 
$parnum = $CmdLine[0]
for $i = 1 to $parnum
$par = $CmdLine[$i]
 
Switch $par
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; special characters
Case "$tab"
                $string = $string & @TAB
Case "$B"
                $string = $string & " "
Case "$+"
                $string = $string & @CRLF
Case "$qm"
                $string = $string & '"'
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; systeminfo
Case "$cpu"
                $string = $string & @CPUArch
Case "$ost"
                $string = $string & @OSType
Case "$osv"
                $string = $string & @OSVersion
Case "$osb"
                $string = $string & @OSBuild
Case "$osa"
                $string = $string & @OSArch
Case "$ossp"
                $string = $string & @OSServicePack
Case "$ip"
                $string = $string & @IPAddress1
Case "$user"
                $string = $string & @UserName
Case "$comspec"
                $string = $string & @Comspec
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; date
case "$datetime"
                $string = $string & @YEAR & @MON & @MDAY & "_" & @HOUR & @MIN & @SEC
case "$date"
                $string = $string & @YEAR & @MON & @MDAY
case "$C"
                $string = $string & StringLeft( @YEAR, 2 )
case "$y"
                $string = $string & StringRight( @YEAR, 2 )
case "$m"
                $string = $string & @MON
case "$D"
                $string = $string & @MDAY
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; Time
case "$time"
                $string = $string & @HOUR & @MIN & @SEC
case "$mi"
                $string = $string & @MIN
case "$h"
                $string = $string & @HOUR
case "$s"
                $string = $string & @SEC
case "$w"
                $string = $string & @WDAY
case "$z"
                $string = $string & @YDAY
;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;; directories
Case "$cwd"
                $string = $string & @WorkingDir
case "$dw"
                $string = $string & @Windowsdir
case "$ds"
                $string = $string & @SystemDir
case "$dt"
                $string = $string & @TempDir
case "$dp"
                $string = $string & @ProgramFilesDir
case "$dc"
                $string = $string & @CommonFilesDir
case "$stmd"
                $string = $string & @StartMenuCommonDir
case "$ustmd"
                $string = $string & @StartMenuDir
case "$dtd"
                $string = $string & @DesktopCommonDir
case "$udtd"
                $string = $string & @DesktopDir
case "$docd"
                $string = $string & @DocumentsCommonDir
case "$udocd"
                $string = $string & @MyDocumentsDir
case Else
                $string = $string & $par
EndSwitch
Next
ConsoleWrite( $string & @CRLF )
Use it on your own risk.
 
Apr 2, 2011
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Code:
  IFF "%PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE%" EQ "x86" then
    Echo System has a 32-bit processor
  elseiff "%PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE%" EQ "x64" then
    echo System has a 64-bit processor
  else
    echoerr System not known..... Get it serviced
    QUIT
  endiff
 
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