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Last response: in Windows 95/98/ME
May 15, 2012 9:05:10 PM

"The version of this file is not compatible with the versions of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system for information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program." This is what keeps happening when I try to install a CD for the program 'Body Works: a 3D Journey Through the Human Anatomy'. I have checked my computer's properties and it is running a 64-bit operating system. I don't know if this helps, but on the CD package it says "Window's 95" "Windows 3.1"rmason1210[at]

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May 16, 2012 7:15:47 PM

Windows 95/Windows 3.1 were 16-bit operating systems so all software developed for it was in 16-bit format unless specified otherwise.

Since you are using a 64-bit OS, you cannot run that program, even in an emulator. You will have to get a 32-bit/16-bit computer to properly run it.
May 16, 2012 8:46:46 PM

No; Windows 95 was a 32-bit OS. But many programs of that era were designed to run on Windows 3 also and so were, as you say, 16-bit programs. A further complication is that some older 32-bit programs used a 16-bit installer. Some of these can be made to run on 64-bit systems with a little trickery, but not all.

I suspect the only way you could run this program on your PC would be to run Windows 95 in a Virtual Machine.
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