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Windows 7: 32bit programs not starting on w7 64

15 Oct 2011   #11
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

From what you say an update seems like the culprit. I don't install automatic updates. To me it's not wise to put multiple fixes on a machine at the same time unless it's a service pack. Even then I have an image of my system partition to fall back on.

Somehow you need to find a way to go back. It may take clean install. For future reference I'd get an external drive or 2 and an imaging backup program like Macrium Reflect or Easus ToDo. You can find several free imaging backup programs on
www.thefreecountry.com


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16 Oct 2011   #12
herewegomez

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
From what you say an update seems like the culprit. I don't install automatic updates. To me it's not wise to put multiple fixes on a machine at the same time unless it's a service pack. Even then I have an image of my system partition to fall back on.

Somehow you need to find a way to go back. It may take clean install. For future reference I'd get an external drive or 2 and an imaging backup program like Macrium Reflect or Easus ToDo. You can find several free imaging backup programs on
www.thefreecountry.com
yhea, I justt ordered a 1tb harddrive. I guess ill just have to move over the files I want to save then nuke the mother****er
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16 Oct 2011   #13
herewegomez

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

on a side note, If it is a registry foul-up that happened in the update, could registry reflection or redirection in the
WOW6432node do anything? Registry keys are confusing to me, could someone tell me anything about this?
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16 Oct 2011   #14
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

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16 Oct 2011   #15
herewegomez

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
cool, thanks I'll check that out.
btw, what is the best way to go about formating a harddrive? I'v never had to do it before. I have Hiren's boot CD and that has a pretty agressive nuking program.Would that be the best way to go about it?
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16 Oct 2011   #16
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I suggest you start your own thread rather than hijacking the OP's thread and pulling it to another topic.

It's also helpful to fill out your system spec. Saves a lot of time and back and forth as people ask if you have this hardware or that.
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