Photoshop Is Slow On Windows 7 32-BIT But Speeedy On Windows 8.1 64-BIT

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Windows 8.1 PC:
Pentium Dual Core CPU 2.30GHz
Used To Be Windows 7

Windows 7 PC:
Multiple Os's Used On This Computer
1st: Windows XP
2nd: Windows 7
3rd: Windows 8
4th: Linux
5th: Linux
6th: Another Linux OS
7th: Windows 8.1 ( Photoshop Slow )
And Now Windows 7 But Photoshop Still Slow

PC Info:
Intel Atom CPU 1.60 GHz

Used To Work Fine With Photoshop But Now Its Slow
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Could be some other app or utility you have installed on the slow machine, or a bad driver, corrupt fonts, buggy third party plugin, etc.

Or it could be that the fast machine has 3 times as much RAM.
Or it could be the large difference in processor power and speed.