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32bit Google Chrome to automatically upgrade to 64bit on supported Windows versions

cjmagowan  —  2 years ago ( May 04, 2017 )    |    News

Windows users running chrome on their machine has two options currently either with 32bit or 64bit version of the browser but later as the next new updates is pushed through, All current 32bit installations on 64bit Windows machine will over 4GB of RAM will be automatically migrated to its 64bit versions.

As of this writing, the latest version of Google Chrome is at version 58.0.3029.96, but as soon as we hit version 59.0, the migration to 64bit Chrome will start. That is, as we’ve already mentioned above, your current Windows version installed must also be the 64bit variant and should have more than 4GB of RAM.

Beta testers pointed out that Google will be pushing notification updates as soon as your Chrome browser is ready to migrate. With Mac version of the app, users notice a slight change in the appearance of its notifications which now comes with a flat design, new action button design but no longer support images, however there’s an added support for animated PNG’s starting on version 59 and cards will finally appear natural on MacOS. These updates are also expected to become available on its Windows counterpart and in the next few updates we’ll gradually see this changes.

For users who do not wish to leave their now reliable 32bit version of the browser can download them via Google’s server and this should be available as well for users with system running supported 32bit Windows OS.