Alan Freedman -- The Computer Language Company - Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Longest-Running Tech Reference on the Planet

A CDE Definition

You'll love The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia (CDE) for Tech Term of the Day (TTOD)


32-bit Legacy Mode

See 32-bit Compatibility Mode.

32-bit Compatibility Mode

An operational mode in Intel 64 and AMD64 CPUs that enables 32-bit applications to each use up to 4GB of RAM. Contrast with 32-bit Legacy Mode, in which all 32-bit apps share the same 4GB. See 32-bit computing.

Personal Use Only

Before/After Your Search Term
32-bit32-bit processing
32-bit audio32-bit version
32-bit color32-bit Windows
32-bit Compatibility Mode32 bits
32-bit computer32-way
32-bit computing3270
32-bit CPU3270 Data Stream
32-bit disk access3270 emulator
32-bit driver32QAM
32-bit file access32x CD-ROM

Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.
Computer Words You Gotta KnowSystem design
Job categoriesUnix/Linux
Interesting stuffPersonal computers
InternetIndustrial Automation/Process Control
Communications & networkingAssociations/Standards organizations
HistoryDesktop publishing
ProgrammingHealthcare IT
System design