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#1 CathyMc


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Posted 08 July 2009 - 03:44 PM

I purchased a laptop about a month ago. It has Windows Vista, which is fine and I'm not having any issues. But it is 64 bit and an internet program that I have to use for my business is a 32 bit program. Although, the company for the program is working on the problem they don't know when it will be resolved. Is there any way to convert a 64 bit to 32 bit just so I can use this program? HAVE A GREAT DAY!

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#2 Romeo29


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Posted 08 July 2009 - 04:48 PM

32-bit programs run fine on a 64-bit Windows system using WOW64.
So you can run your 32bit program on Windows Vista 64bit.

More information about WOW64 : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WOW64

EDIT: You do not have to worry about WOW64, its included on Vista 64bit. Just go ahead and run your 32bit app as you would normally.

Edited by Romeo29, 08 July 2009 - 04:50 PM.

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