It appears as though the 64-bit version of Windows Vista is rapidly growing, mainly thanks to the change of computer retailers pre-installation choice:\n \n[quote]In a [URL="http://windowsvistablog.com/blogs/windowsvista/archive/2008/07/30/windows-vista-64-bit-today.aspx"][COLOR=#0048c0]blog post[/COLOR][/URL] this week, Microsoft's Chris Flores noted that 20 percent of new Windows Vista PCs in the U.S. that connected to Windows Update in June were running a 64-bit version of the OS, compared with 3 percent of new computers in March. \n \n"Put more simply, usage of 64-bit Windows Vista is growing much more rapidly than 32-bit," he said. "Based on current trends, this growth will accelerate as the retail channel shifts to supplying a rapidly increasing assortment of 64-bit desktops and laptops." \n \nThe trend is also evident by looking at the kinds of systems being sold at retailers. In its circular this Sunday most of the desktops and half of the dozen notebook models being advertised by Office Depot had the 64-bit version of Windows pre-installed. [/quote]\n \nFind out more at [URL="http://news.cnet.com/8301-13860_3-10004816-56.htmll?tag=nefd.lede"]CNET[/URL].