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Windows 7: Progs will not install after reloading Win 7.

02 Jul 2011   #1
bilzmale

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Progs will not install after reloading Win 7.

Had a major crash so bit the bullet and went for a fresh re-install of Win & Home 64 bit. Now it will only let me reinstall a few progs previously downloaded. It comes up with a message that says:

The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you are running. Check to see wethere you need a 32 or 64 bit prog and contact the software publisher.

These progs all downloaded and installed before. Any ideas? I have switched off UAC to no avail. It also seems to install freshly downloaded files.


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02 Jul 2011   #2
gregrocker
Microsoft MVP

 

They may have become corrupted somehow and need fresh downloads.

How is overall performance? troubleshooting steps
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02 Jul 2011   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

32 bit programs should install and run fine in 64 bit windows. What exactly are these apps that you're trying to install?
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03 Jul 2011   #4
bilzmale

Win 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

OK on checking the files are corrupted in some way. Fortunately I have checked the backups on another HDD and these seem OK.
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