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Windows 7: How can I play this game, error message relating to compatibility?

21 Jul 2012   #1
Computernoob

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
How can I play this game, error message relating to compatibility?

So I recently bought and downloaded a game, Hearts of Iron 3 (2009). Now every time I click to play it I receive a pop up with this message.


"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you're running. Check your computers system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64(64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher."

I checked and my laptop has a 64-bit operating system, therefore the game must be the 32-bit version of the software hence why it isn't playing.

Other than that I don't know much, I just want to play the game!


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21 Jul 2012   #2
bassfisher6522

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

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21 Jul 2012   #3
Computernoob

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bassfisher6522 View Post
I tried all that and yet I still receive the same error message Thanks anyway
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21 Jul 2012   #4
Mintos45

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried downloading the 64 bit version of the gam? If you have to make another purchase, try sending an email to the company asking them to allow you to download the 64 bit version for free
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22 Jul 2012   #5
Waffl

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Computernoob View Post
So I recently bought and downloaded a game, Hearts of Iron 3 (2009). Now every time I click to play it I receive a pop up with this message.


"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you're running. Check your computers system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64(64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher."

I checked and my laptop has a 64-bit operating system, therefore the game must be the 32-bit version of the software hence why it isn't playing.

Other than that I don't know much, I just want to play the game!
Well, try right clicking the icon going into properties, clicking the compatibility tab and try all those. Hope I helped.
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