needed x86-64 while all detected is i1586

cpulocksmith's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2008
Skilled contributor
i tryed to install fedora 9 on a computer i through together out of spare parts lying around the shop. the computer works fin and i have windows xp running on it. so i tryed to install fedora 9 and i got a message that said i needed a x86-64 when all it can detect is a i1586. could anyone tell me ether what this means or how to fix it or will i need to download a different version for this computer.
neo_vi's Avatar, Join Date: Feb 2008
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u might have downloaded the fedora for 64 bit computers. pls check the version u downloaded.
cpulocksmith's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2008
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so when it says i1586, it means 64?