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Windows 7: Clean install Windows 7 32 bit and I have a Program Files x86 folder.

22 Jan 2015   #1
ManyBeers

Windows 7 32bit
 
 
Clean install Windows 7 32 bit and I have a Program Files x86 folder.

Is this normal?


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22 Jan 2015   #2
ShoTTaS

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

are you trying to say after the install there is a Program Files (x86) Folder?

are you sure it is a 32 bit OS?

Try to check you system specs .. dxdiag on the search bar of the start menu
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22 Jan 2015   #3
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Of course it`s normal, that`s where 32 bit programs go.
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22 Jan 2015   #4
ShoTTaS

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Its not normal in a 32 bit Win7 i think sir AddRam. every 32 bit Win7 that i have seen so far is only "Program Files" on it not "Program Files (x86)"

I think he meant for the folder name
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22 Jan 2015   #5
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

So why is it there then.
I wouldn`t even worry about it.
It was upgraded from Vista, so there could be many anomolies. (even though he claims it`s a clean install)

Open this Program Files (x86) folder, is there anything in it ?
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22 Jan 2015   #6
ShoTTaS

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

Maybe he is just thinking there is something wrong.
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22 Jan 2015   #7
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

ShoTTas,could you post a snip of your C window for comparson please.
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22 Jan 2015   #8
ShoTTaS

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

ok. mine is Win7 Pro 32 bit.


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22 Jan 2015   #9
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

That`s your windows drive ?

Can anyone else with a 32 bit install confirm this and post a shot please.
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22 Jan 2015   #10
ManyBeers

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ShoTTaS View Post
are you trying to say after the install there is a Program Files (x86) Folder?

are you sure it is a 32 bit OS?

Try to check you system specs .. dxdiag on the search bar of the start menu
It is 32 bit and was installed to a quick formatted ssd that I had put 64 bit on earlier but changed my mind about using 64 bit. Vista had never been on this drive.
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 Clean install Windows 7 32 bit and I have a Program Files x86 folder.




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