How do I know my Windows version is 32-bit or 64-bit?

The terms 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the way a computer’s processor (also called a CPU), handles information. The 64-bit version of Windows handles large amounts of random access memory (RAM) more effectively than the 32-bit version. Follow the steps in the sections below to find out if your PC is running the 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windowsand what edition of Windows is on your PC.

What is Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight powers engaging, interactive user experiences wherever the web works. Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating rich media applications and business applications for the Web, desktop, and mobile devices.