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Windows 7: 64 Bit programs in 64 bit Windows 7

15 Dec 2012   #1
LEVENDIZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
64 Bit programs in 64 bit Windows 7

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum section but here it goes, i have a problem with windows and i can not instal ANYTHING. I have never heard of this happening to anyone before but i am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit. I get this error when trying to instal anything at all "the version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you're running..."

I just reformatted my computer and found out that i have lost my ASUS motherboard support disc so i have no drivers installed. Could this be the problem?

Also, if i right click on the .exe and run as administrator i get this error. "Windows cannot find 'C:\Users\Myusername\desktop\ccsetup325.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again.

The exe is CCleaner downloaded the latest version.
The programs i am trying to install are 64 bit versions..


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15 Dec 2012   #2
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Go to the ASUS site for your motherboard and download an install the chipset and other drivers.

ASUS - Motherboards- ASUS Maximus V Formula
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15 Dec 2012   #3
LEVENDIZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
Go to the ASUS site for your motherboard and download an install the chipset and other drivers.

ASUS - Motherboards- ASUS Maximus V Formula
I tried this but when i go to install the drivers it gives that 64 bit error as if they driver i just downloaded isn't 64bit.
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15 Dec 2012   #4
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Can you verify that the 64 bit version of Windows 7 is actually installed?
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15 Dec 2012   #5
gregrocker

 

Where did you get WIn7? How is it activated?

Run a full scan with Malwarebytes.

Then run SFC /SCANNOW Command

Then if necessary work through these other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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16 Dec 2012   #6
LEVENDIZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pbcopter View Post
Can you verify that the 64 bit version of Windows 7 is actually installed?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
Where did you get WIn7? How is it activated?

Run a full scan with Malwarebytes.

Then run SFC /SCANNOW Command

Then if necessary work through these other Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
I brought Win7 on release and it is installed, verified that it is 64 bit. How do i run malwarebytes without installing? Is there a portable version?
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16 Dec 2012   #7
gregrocker

 

Try installing drivers and running scan in Safe Mode if possible.

If not run the bootable AV scan and work through rest of the the steps in Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start
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16 Dec 2012   #8
LEVENDIZ

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Can't install drivers, can't install anything. I think i might take out the hard drive plug it into another computer and do a format then install Windows 8.

Thanks for all the help
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16 Dec 2012   #9
gregrocker

 

You can boot the WIn7 installer to Clean Reinstall - steps the same for retail.

How to Boot A Computer from CD or DVD - YouTube
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