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Windows 7: Question about Program file (86)

07 Dec 2010   #1

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Question about Program file (86)

Hi to all. i have a quick question - is there is some performance drop in a software if i will instal it in a program file (86) ?
Story is : i install 3ds max 2011 64bit program in my Win 7 64bit system and just now realised that windows installed this software in to Program file (86). do i have to reinstall it and guide it manually to program file or can i leave it where it is (is thare is any difference in performance????)
Thank to all of you who can answer to me.

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07 Dec 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello to you!



No you don't have to reinstall it, just let Windows install programs/apps where it does as some 64-bit progs have 32-bit components and have to be installed to the x86 folder.
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07 Dec 2010   #3

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thank you man, you helped me a lot cause all day been thinking that i gonna have to reinstall my 3ds max (i installed already all plug-ins and etc..) thanks one more time...
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07 Dec 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You're welcome; glad I could help.
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