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Add a FAQ entry about 64-bit windows

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 At the moment you need CPython 2.5 - 2.7
 for the translation process. PyPy's JIT requires an x86 or x86_64 CPU.
+.. _faq-64-bit-windows:
+Does PyPy support 64-bit Windows?
+Yes, the 32-bit Windows builds work on 64-bit Windows platforms,
+subject to the 32-bit memory limit.
+Support for 64-bit binaries is waiting on Win64 bit support in RPython
+(primarly related to differences in the size of C data types between
+Windows and Linux). Volunteers to add such support are welcome!
 Which Python version (2.x?) does PyPy implement?

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 Multi-threaded DLL (/MD) runtime environment.
 **Note:** PyPy is currently not supported for 64 bit Windows, and translation
-will fail in this case.
+will fail in this case. See :ref:`faq-64-bit-windows` for details.
 The compiler is all you need to build pypy-c, but it will miss some
 modules that relies on third-party libraries.  See below how to get