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Problem related to bios setup

I have by mistaken disabled 32bit mode in bios setup in the hard disk configuration in "Windows Vista Home Basic" but the computer was normally started . I want to know that whether the 32 bit mode should be enabled or disabled in the boot up menu so that performance of computer is not affected????

Now what should i do, I should enable or disable 32 bit mode in the boot up menu in "Windows Vista Home Basic"????

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It doesn't matter. if you are running 32 bit operating ssytem. you can get majority of the hardware drivers.
however, if the operating sytem is 64-bit, you can't run it on a 32-bit machine. that is what determine by the BIOS.
since you have install the sytem and it seems running fine. I would just leave it alone.

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