iMac 27" i7 2009: 32-bit mode??

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  1. mtbdudex macrumors 68000

    mtbdudex

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    #1
    My iMac 27" i7 2009, went to sys prefs and opened it, noticed it said "32-bit", what the heck does that mean? I thought 64 bit OS?
    Or, always there and I'm getting senile in my older age?

    Did my iMac re-start into some "32-bit safe mode"??
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  2. Hellhammer Moderator

    Hellhammer

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    Finder > Applications > Right-click System Preferences > Show Info > Uncheck "Open in 32-bit mode"
     
  3. mtbdudex thread starter macrumors 68000

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    thank you
     

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