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Mah Jonng game on Archive.org from 1991 will not run

I am trying to download v3.5.1 on archive.org of Mah Jonng. I have no idea what is wrong with it but here is the error when I try to run it: Okay, this game is from 1991 and maybe it will not run ...
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2answers
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How to make an extremely old app run on 64bit Windows? [duplicate]

I have a very old application designed for Windows 3.1. I have been able to use this application on Windows 7, however, that was Windows 7 32bit. Now I have since re-installed Windows to 64bit, and ...
2
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0answers
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How to fix spoolss.dll missing error on window 7 64bit?

I am trying to run old window program (lieroai.exe) on fresh instal windows 7 64bit. I am getting the message: This application failed to start because spoolss.dll was not found. Re-installing the ...
0
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1answer
134 views

VirtualBox and 64 bit incompatibility?

I have the previous installed version of VBox. It is working well. Today I tried to install VirtualBox 4.1.16. But the OS said that setup is incompatible with the OS. I don't understand, why my ...
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1answer
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How can I run a 32-bit app on 64-bit OSX 10.7.2?

I have an app that only exists a 32bit version. In order to use it, I used to press 2 & 3 together before booting the Mac, so it'll run in 32bit mode. However, some apps (64bit version that ...
0
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1answer
221 views

I have a program called Super Lab that I need for a research paper in Psychology

I recently bought a new computer and it claims that I can't install the program due to lack of compatability to a 64 bit system. What can I do?
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2answers
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How to enable 32-bit binary compatibility on Linux Mint 11 x64

I've recently installed x64 Linux Mint 11, basically Ubuntu Natty. Since the install I've found that 32-bit applications which used to run on my Ubuntu system are rejected by my Mint 11 system. When I ...
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3answers
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VB.net 2010 compatibility in Windows 7 - 64 bit

I just installed Windows 7 Ultimate (64 bit). I was just going to install Visual Basic 2010. In the 'Read me' file of VB.net 2010 it says it is for x86. My question is will it work in 64 bit? Other ...
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1answer
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Bioshock2 installer is not running under windows 7 64bit

When I try to install the Bioshock2 game under windows 7 64-bit i get the following error- "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your ...
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4answers
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How do I get 16-bit programs to work on a 64-bit Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why 64 bit OS can't run a 16 bit application? When trying to play an old game, Skyroads for instance, I get the following error message: The version of this file ...
0
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7answers
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Run an application only compatible with 32-bit on 64-bit machine

Title's pretty explanatory. I have an application(Second Life) that isn't compatible with 64-bit windows 7. It says that it is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, and 7 but only the 32-bit version of ...
0
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2answers
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Windows 7 x64 - Problem with 32-bit processes

Is it just me, or is Windows 7 x64 awfully unstable when it comes to 32-bit processes? If I ever find myself in a situation where a 32-bit process hangs or otherwise misbehaves, terminating the ...
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3answers
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File is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running

I have a really old installer (legacy app) that we are trying to get running on a Windows 7 64 bit os. Previously it has only been installed on Windows XP 32 bit. I get the following error when I ...
0
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1answer
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Chrome won't start - Windows 7 x64 is complaining about compatibility

Suddenly Chrome browser does not start, my Windows 7 x64 is complaining: In translation: The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you’re running. Check your ...
6
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1answer
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How to fake OS bit version check on some software

I have an application which has detection of my windows version. And it only goes through when it checks that its 32-bit version. As far as I know that my Windows 7 64-bit has compatibility to run ...
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2answers
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IE7 Standalone to run on x64 Vista?

Hello I just updated my Vista computer to have IE8. Well, now I would like to have the standalone version of IE7 also.(to test for browser compatibility while creating websites) So I downloaded it ...
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4answers
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What's the downsides of Running Ubuntu 9.10 32bit on AMD64 Processor

I was thinking about installing Ubuntu 9.10 32bit on a DELL Inspiron 1501 with 64bit processor Laptop. Since It's was real pain to me to run Java Browser plugin, Flash Plugin, J2ME Toolkit, and many ...
3
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7answers
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MacPorts Base vs. Snow Leopard 64 bit environment

Since I use 10.5 I'm quite happy that a whole lot of stuff is working currently like it should. However there's this Snow Leopard DVD next to my desk that just seems to say "Install me". If I do: Do ...
0
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2answers
244 views

MonitorApp doesn't show CPU load in Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

I use a handy little freeware tool called MonitorApp, an extremely lightweight Gadget-like program that shows various real-time usage info, such as network usage, memory usage, and CPU load: Since ...
1
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1answer
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Windows 7 64-bit compatible multi-function color laser printer recommendations

I'm looking for recommendations for Windows 7 64-bit compatible multi-function color laser printers. The printer needs to scan, copy, fax, print in color. Laser preferred. USB or Network ...
4
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7answers
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Why wouldn't I want to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise x64 instead of Windows 7 Ultimate x64?

I'm currently running Windows 7 RC and I'm ready to pave and reinstall on my laptop. Are there features in Windows 7 I won't have access to if I install Server 2008 R2? Are there applications or ...
13
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4answers
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How do I know my laptop is 64-bit compatible?

I recently plan to buy a new laptop to run a 64-bit OS, but a friend told me that my current laptop is already 64-bit. How can I verify if my laptop is ready to load a 64-bit OS or not? Here is the ...