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Windows 7: .exe won't work after ReFormat. PLEASE HELP!!??

27 Aug 2011   #1
HelpaWin7Noob

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 
.exe won't work after ReFormat. PLEASE HELP!!??

I reformatted my computer with a legit windows 7 disc and after the reformat i try to double click on a .exe

AND NOTHING!

It comes up with a error saying that this application is not compatible with this version of windows and to please check if I am running 32 or 64 bit windows. Also to call Microsoft for support.

I don't understand. I just reformatted and I cannot run any .exe file!

please help?

Thank You.


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27 Aug 2011   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

Do you mean you reformatted and reinstalled Windows 7? Your post doesn't make much sense. Which application are you trying to run?

Regards,
Golden
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28 Aug 2011   #3
HelpaWin7Noob

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit
 
 

I re installed the whole windows 7 onto my HDD. And when i try and run any .EXE e.g. Graphics Setup. Error Pops up.
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28 Aug 2011   #4
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Hi,

Can you post a screen capture of the errors you get?

Regards,
Golden
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28 Aug 2011   #5
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

Are you using the Windows 7 64 bit e.g. Graphics Setup?

What OS was on the HD Drive before reformating?



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28 Aug 2011   #6
KazeNoKoe23

Windows 7 Professional x64 SP1
 
 

It sounds like you're trying to launch an EXE for a program on a different platform (i.e. a 64-bit installer on 32-bit Windows or vice versa).
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