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Windows 7: speakwrite wont install - compatibility Windows 7

01 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
speakwrite wont install - compatibility Windows 7


I'm trying to install software called 'speakwrite'. I received (legitimately) 3 setup files and an .ine file from my university IT department. Ihad to create a folder for them. The I have a CD which must be inserted each time I want to use the programme, which is an interactive language learning programme. I can't either run the three setup files or run any files (particularly the install.exe) on the CD as I get a message about compatibility. It appears that the programmewas desinged for a 16 bit system. I have run the compatibility troubleshooter but it still wont install. Can anyone help?

Many thanks


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01 Feb 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Hi Corries1 and welcome to W7 Forums

Sorry, but it is not possible to install a 16-bit program on a 64-bit system.

You will have to contact your University IT Department to see if they have a version suitable for installation on 64-bit systems, or you will have to find a 32-bit system to install it on. Having said that, who publishes the program? There may be updates on the manufacturer's website.
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