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Windows 7: 32 bit reading a 64 bit program

25 Mar 2012   #1
casey712

windows 7 x64
 
 
32 bit reading a 64 bit program

W ill a 32 bit computor read a program ( powerpoint) prgram that was done in 64 bit format?


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25 Mar 2012   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

A 64 bit application won't run on a 32 bit system. Data file created by applications (like Word documents, PowerPoint documents, etc) can be read on any Windows OS.
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25 Mar 2012   #3
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 

As kegobeer said, 64/32 bit only applies to the OS and other applications. Data files are pretty much interchangeable except that a 64-bit application, such as Excel, may be able to create a larger data file than a 32-bit application can handle to to memory restraints.
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25 Mar 2012   #4
casey712

windows 7 x64
 
 

ok thanks
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