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Offline WallysWorld

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nVidia to drop 32-bit OS drivers
« on: January 11, 2018, 01:09:52 PM »
I've been on 64-bit since 2009 so I wonder how many people are running 32-bit OS?

"Reports have emerged that NVIDIA will cease support for 32-bit operating systems with their latest GeForce drivers. Itís a long awaited move that will allow NVIDIA to focus their drivers towards 64-bit operating systems that make up the majority of the market these days."

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Re: nVidia to drop 32-bit OS drivers
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2018, 01:23:00 PM »
I still run an XP partition for some older games but I have an set of Nvidia drivers that seem to do the trick. I have no issue with Nvidia taking this direction as long as they maintain the archives as they have done for years now. Even if they drop the archives I have my drivers backed up in case of a partition rebuild.

I understand they need to manage programming resources and 32-bit is really old tech at this point.
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Re: nVidia to drop 32-bit OS drivers
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2018, 06:06:14 PM »
well, there goes their russian market.   :2funny:
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