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May 18, 2010 7:30:52 AM

Hello, I have a wintv go that only works with windows 7 32 bits, but I also have 3xddr3, and

I have two questions:

1 - is there a way to put that tv card working with 64 bits, since windows 7 64 bits can handle 32 bits software?

2 - If I install a virtual machine inside win 7 64 bits, with a 32 bits OS, this os will recognize the tvcard? thank in advanced for your help.

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May 18, 2010 9:07:10 AM

lcp1109 said:
Hello, I have a wintv go that only works with windows 7 32 bits, but I also have 3xddr3, and

I have two questions:

1 - is there a way to put that tv card working with 64 bits, since windows 7 64 bits can handle 32 bits software?

2 - If I install a virtual machine inside win 7 64 bits, with a 32 bits OS, this os will recognize the tvcard? thank in advanced for your help.



1. 32-bit software runs in a 64-bit environment in a sort of virtual 32-bit mode. Device drivers on the other hand cannot be made to run in an "emulated" mode as it talks directly to the hardware (in 1's and 0's). You would need a 64-bit driver to make it run in a 64-bit OS, there is no way around it.

2. I don't know if you'd be able to access other devices outside a virtual machine, but I do think that even with a virtual machine, you'd need proper 64-bit drivers.
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May 18, 2010 9:53:45 PM

Without 64 bit drivers you're out of luck, you could try Vista 64 bit drivers to get it working if they are available.
Nothing to loose at this stage except a bit of time.
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July 8, 2010 6:16:06 PM

problem solved by using Dscaler 4.1.19
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July 8, 2010 6:19:05 PM

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