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Windows 7: installing old software on 64 bit

01 Feb 2011   #1

w7 hp x64
installing old software on 64 bit

i had a runtime 3024 error and seemed to fix it by copying files from program files 86 to program files. but why does it crash? i no longer get the error messege but the program just freazes.????????

can anyone solves this?

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01 Feb 2011   #2

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Windows 7 x64

Track down the program executable, right click it, choose properties, go to the compatibility tab and set it for compatibility with win xp. That may solve the problem.
Otherwise if you still have dump files from the crashes additional diagnosis can be provided if you follow the steps in the following link.
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