Is64BitOperatingSystem

The Is 64-BitOperatingSystem component determines if the current operating system is a 64-bit operating system.

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Ports

The Is64-BitOperatingSystem component exposes the Control In, Control Out, and Data Out ports by default.

Port Description
ControlIn Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
ControlOut Can be connected to the Control In port of another component or the default end component.
Data Out Returns “True” if the current operating system is a 64-bit operating system, else returns “False” (string).

Properties

To edit the properties of the Is64-Bit OperatingSystem component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.

Property Description
Search Search for the respective property.
Delay After Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is performed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is performed.

Example

Let us consider an example.

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To determine the current operating system:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand Environment.
  2. Drag the Is64-BitOperatingSystem component and drop it on the Design surface.
  3. To enable display of the returned value, you can add a MessageBox component to the activity. To add the Message Box component:
    • In the Toolbox, expand the General.
    • Expand the MessageBox component, drag Show component and drop it on the Design surface.
    • Repeat the step to add the second MessageBox component.
  4. Connect all the control ports and data ports in the activity.
  5. In the toolbar, click Run.
    The messagebox displays “True” if the operating system is 64-bit. Otherwise, it displays “False”.

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