Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Why you should've been running 64 bit Windows like yesterday already

One of questions we are always getting around here is whether you should get 32 or 64 bit Windows 7 and I always recommend 64 bits myself.
Anyways, here's another example of how 64 bit Windows is more secure and also explains why some games that use 16bit installers don't work anymore:
Windows plagued by 17-year-old privilege escalation bug
A security researcher at Google is recommending computer users make several configuration changes to protect themselves against a previously unknown vulnerability that allows untrusted users to take complete control of systems running most versions of Microsoft Windows.

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