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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhy is my programs running in 32bit when my operation system is 64bit? Forum Solved64 Bit windows is running 32 bit version of programs Forum SolvedIf I upgrade from windows 7 home 64 bit to windows 7 premium 64 bit, will I then be able to run 32 bit programs? Forum Running all my programs in 32 bit insted of 64 bit Forum laptop shows 64 bit programs running 32 bit Forum X64 programs running in 32 bit(x86) Forum X64 programs running in 32 bit(x86) Forum Running 32 bit programs on 64 bit windows 7 Forum Running 32bit programs or earlier on 64 bit win 7 Forum SolvedCan I remove the 32bit version program folder from my solid state boot drive? My system is 64bit.. running out of space Forum SolvedCan 64-bit Windows 7 run 32-bit programs? Forum Solved32 bit program running on 64 bit system? Forum SolvedRAM for 32bit machine running 64bit VM Forum my computer is 64 bit but runs my programs on 32 bit Forum Will XP Compatibility mode on Win 7 x64 Pro run 16 & 32 bit programs? Forum SolvedW7 Ultimate 64bit - Cobol Program (Can't run 32bit program) Forum 32bit program not running on 64bit??!?!???!!!! Forum SolvedKeeping old files and programs upgrading from 32-bit Win 7 to 64-bit Win 8.1 Forum SolvedCan a word program generated by a 64-bit word processor run on a 32-bit computer Forum Solvedwhere to install 32 bit programs on 64 bit win 8 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows Vista categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !