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How can I tell if a Windows library has been built for 32 or 64 bit?

Posted on 2014-12-09
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Hi:

I've got some 3rd party libraries I'm trying to figure out.

Is there a way that I can tell if these libraries are 32 or 64 bit?

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JohnB
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Krishna V earned 500 total points
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Hi,
 Not sure if you want to check PROGRAMMATICALLY or MANUALLY.

If you want to do that MANUALLY, you can use DUMPBIN tool which is available with Visual C++ SDK http://support.microsoft.com/kb/177429

DUMPBIN with /HEADERS which give arch information of a binary as machine

dumpbin /headers <binaryfilepath>

Hope this helps.


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