WIndows x64 ? or Windows AMD64 ?

Bjoern JACKE samba at
Fri May 20 18:53:42 GMT 2005

On 2005-05-19 at 15:19 -0500 Gerald (Jerry) Carter sent off:
>I'm seeing printing architecture strings in the form of "Windows
>AMD64" from Win32 tools.  Are you sure that the "Windows x64" string
>is correct?

as Guenther is on the move I'm trying to answer. Starting with one of 
the release candidates of XP SP2 Microsoft renamed the architecture 
string from "Windows AMD64" and "AMD64" to "Windows x64" and "x64". No 
final x64 Windows should use AMD64, just early beta versions.

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