Running 32 bit cad programs on 64 bit machines Tags: Configuration Windows Vista CAD Last response: March 12, 2012 3:44 PM in Windows Vista Share gunsites March 11, 2012 1:50:01 AM Hello, is it possible to run solidworks 2005 on 64 bit vista home premium More about : running bit cad programs bit machines Saga Lout March 11, 2012 5:25:41 AM Hello and welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums. Probably but only in Compatibility Mode to emulate an earlier verison of Windows. You won't find out without installing so do that and right click it and go to Properties then to Compatibility, select XP and see what happens. gamerk316 March 12, 2012 3:44:35 PM Almost certainly. Windows x64 will automatically convert a 32-bit application to 64-bit at runtime, so almost all 32-bit software will run without problems. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumInstalling 32 bit programs on windows 7 64 bit ForumWill XP Compatibility mode on Win 7 x 64 Pro run 16 & 32 bit programs ? ForumHow to change windows 7 64 bit os to 32 bit ? Forum32 bit program running on 64 bit system? ForumCan 64-bit Windows 7 run 32-bit programs ? Forum32 bit vs. 64 Forum64bit CPU architecture vs. 32bit CPU architecture Forum[Solved] Installing programs on 64-bit computer intended only for 32-bit ForumX 64 programs running in 32 bit (x86) Forum64-bit or 32-bit ? ForumRAM for 32bit machine running 64bit VM ForumHelp - 32-bit Vs 64-bit ForumInstalling programs on 64-bit computer intended only for 32-bit ForumInstalling 32 bit programs on windows 7 64 bit ForumRunning 32 bit programs on 64 bit windows 7 Forum[Solved] Vista busness 32 product key free More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !