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Running 32 bit applications on 64 bit windows 8

Last response: in Windows 8
February 4, 2013 1:48:45 PM

Hello, I just want to make sure that I can run a 32 bit app designed for windows vista on 64 bit windows 8?
February 5, 2013 12:06:53 AM

Most programs designed for the 32-bit version of Windows will work on the 64-bit version of Windows. Notable exceptions are many antivirus programs.

Device drivers designed for 32-bit versions of Windows won't work on computers running a 64-bit version of Windows. If you're trying to install a printer or other device that only has 32-bit drivers available, it won't work correctly on a 64-bit version of Windows. If you are unsure whether there is a 64-bit driver available for your device, go online to the
-Official Microsoft Website FAQ

Many people on here are running 64 bit operating systems including myself. I have never had a problem with incompatibility. Either the 32 bit version will work or a 64 bit version will be available.
a b * Windows 8
February 5, 2013 12:12:44 AM

As said above most all apps and games should have no problems running on x64. Unless it is a driver you should have no problems.
a b * Windows 8
February 5, 2013 12:13:36 AM

MOST apps will run but NOT all..which is it ?

All the best Brett :)