Why is my late 2010 Macbook Pro running in 32bit mode?

+1 vote
asked Nov 3, 2010 by shel86 (15 points)
Hi guys,

I was just wondering why my brand new core i7 macbook pro is running in 32Bit mode.
Isn't it capable of 64 Bit and wouldn't that be much faster?

Should I default the kernel to 64bit or will this mess up every second program?

Best, Shel

1 Answer

+1 vote
answered Nov 3, 2010 by FilipinoPower (13,005 points)
[Try this][1] (Yes I'm self promoting myself. lol) and no defaulting into 64 bit mode (normally) shouldn't screw anything up because 64 bit is just an extension of 32 bit

[1]:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI8CKJXDWe0
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