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Windows 7: WOW64 & home edition


19 Dec 2009   #1

xp pro
 
 
WOW64 & home edition

Is WOW64 installed on the home edition of Windows 7?

If not can it be installed??

I cannot seem to find a clear answer on this issue.



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19 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Every edition of windows 7 that is 64-bit has capability of running 32-bit apps via wow64.
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19 Dec 2009   #3

xp pro
 
 

ok. how do I turn WOW64 on??

my application will not run at all, I just get an error message and when I click on ok the message is gone at that is it.

the error message says: an exception has occured
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19 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

What application is it? You dont turn wow64 on as such, its fully integrated into the OS.
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20 Dec 2009   #5

xp pro
 
 

since I posted the question I found the problem. 64 bit windows does NOT support
Microsoft's Jet database engine.
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