Why isnt windows vista 64 bit backwards compatible Tags: Games Windows Vista Compatibility Last response: November 4, 2011 3:27 PM in Windows Vista Share mctccastle October 31, 2011 8:23:58 PM Hello, i have windows vista 64 bit system i pulled out my older children's fav. games for my 2 year old to enjoy. however-i get error mgs. saying i cannot run 32 bit. how can i get around this? More about : isnt windows vista bit backwards compatible ksiemb October 31, 2011 9:04:22 PM mctccastle said:Hello, i have windows vista 64 bit system i pulled out my older children's fav. games for my 2 year old to enjoy. however-i get error mgs. saying i cannot run 32 bit. how can i get around this? This may help you. http://forums.techarena.in/vista-help/1082451.htm m 0 l hang-the-9 November 4, 2011 3:27:36 PM You may never get them to run, lots of older programs can't run on a 64 bit OS. The only fix would be to re-isntall Windows and use the 32 bit version. Or get a second computer for that. Older kids games will run on just about any old computer. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Is windows 7 OS 64bit backwards compatible with Forum G'day everyone I'm running Windows 7 64-bit on an i7 machine and for the past few weeks have gone backwards through thorn bush Forum Is the Core i7 windows vista 64 bit compatible? Forum Windows Vista 64bit compatible PCI network cards Forum [Solved] 64-bit version backwards-compatible to 32-bit programs? Forum [Solved] 64-bit version backwards-compatible to 32-bit programs? Forum Why can i play a 16 bit pc game on windows vista 64 bit Forum Solvedwindows 8 32 bit to windows 64 vista back to windows 8 64 Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 64-bit taking up 60GB of space on my SSD! Why? Forum SolvedWhy is windows 7 x64-bit is slower at gaming than windows 7 x32-bit Forum SolvedLooking for an Ethernet Driver for Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit), XP - ThinkCentre A57e (type 6306 Forum SolvedHow to upgrade Windows Vista 64 bit to Windows 7-64 bit using a Windows 7-32 bit disk? Forum SolvedWill Windows 7 64-bit be compatible with this build? Forum SolvedIs Windows 8.1 64 Bit compatible with my motherboard? Forum SolvedIntel i5 4570 compatible with Windows 7 64bit? Forum SolvedCan I upgrade my HP Pavilion desktop from a 32-bit Windows Vista to a 64-bit Windows 7? Forum my 32 bit computer says its 64 bit compatible, why cant i instal a 64 bit OS on it. Forum SolvedLooking to reinstall Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit Forum How do I transfer my Vista 32 bit programs and files to a Windows 8 64 bit computer? Forum Transfer files from old windows Vista 32bit pc to new windows 8.1 64bit pc Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !