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Windows 7: How to force 32 bit program to run

03 Jan 2011   #1
roehrle

 
How to force 32 bit program to run

I am trying to run a 32 bit program to run on my Win7. I have tried several different earlier versions (XP,Vista,etc) and can't get it to work. It's a program from a credit union that only works on 32 bit. Any suggestions ??


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03 Jan 2011   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roehrle View Post
I am trying to run a 32 bit program to run on my Win7. I have tried several different earlier versions (XP,Vista,etc) and can't get it to work. It's a program from a credit union that only works on 32 bit. Any suggestions ??
Right click the installer>properties>compatibility mode>choose OS
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03 Jan 2011   #3
roehrle

 

Sorry ,I can't find the options you suggested. What program are you talking about?? Need a littlle help
(installer>properties>compatibility mode>choose OS)
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03 Jan 2011   #4
ie9

Windows 7 Ultimate (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by roehrle View Post
Sorry ,I can't find the options you suggested. What program are you talking about?? Need a littlle help
(installer>properties>compatibility mode>choose OS)
Just right click on the icon for the program that you want to run (the credit union one) and click properties>compatibility...
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