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Old 09-09-2004, 01:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was just wondering if you can run 64 bit applications in 32 bit windows? providing you have 64 cpu of course

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Old 09-09-2004, 01:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It won't work right, you are prob. going to get allot of errors.

It would be different if you have a 32 bit application on a 64 bit operating system, the system would slow down its cycles to 32 bit.

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64-bit Windows can run 32-bit applications but not the other way around. Sorta like you can't run 32-bit applications on old 16-bit Windows 3.1.
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Old 09-09-2004, 08:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Unless the app has some sort of way to emulate at 32bit level (yeah, right), then that would be a resounding "no." Reason I say yeah, right, is probably because they will have 2 ver of the app. A 32bit ver and a 64bit ver.
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