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      12-31-2012, 06:46 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by GetSomeE92 View Post
I'm considering getting a laptop and would want to use it for my JB4 and to maybe try my hand at coding my car. I see that most new laptops are 64 bit. I am a complete idiot when it comes to computers as I have not really had reason to get into learning about them. I presume that a 64 bit computer will run better/faster than a 32 bit computer? How hard is it to set up a "VM" and what does that even mean/stand for?
VM stands for virtual machine, similar to dual boot os. You can run the 32 bit version of an OS virtually. 64 bit machines are faster, however, incompatible with the software needed to code. I was considering buying a used laptop off ebay for these purposes.
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