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Windows 7 will not invoke VirtualBox [on hold]

I cannot install Virtualbox on Windows 7 64 bit. Does anybody know why? The error Message states: Virtualbox-4.3.14-95030-Win.exe is not a valid Win 32 application.
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0answers
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Virtual Windows on top of hidden linux

My end goal is to have a machine that is running Linux but automatically starts up a virtualization application (Xen looks the best right now) and boots Windows. At a glance I know this will require ...
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0answers
21 views

How to install 32Bit Windows game Floyd on Debian AMD64

I'm stuck at running install for Floyed, which is an 32Bit application on a Debian 64Bit x86 system (unstable). I've installed wine32 as well as a bunch of :i386 libraries, but getting these errors ...
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1answer
64 views

Cannot install matplotlib in cygwin (freetype issue)

It would be really nice to have matplotlib in my cygwin environment. I have 64-bit Windows 8 with 64-bit cygwin. When I type: pip install matplotlib I get whe following error message: * The ...
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2answers
66 views

How do I get 64 bit %ProgramFiles% in batch file that is run from 32 bit application?

Problem is that in my case, a batch file run from 32 bit application have %ProgramFiles% expanding to "C:\Program Files (x86)".
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1answer
66 views

I have a 512 Mb RAM Pentium 4 processor 80 GB hard disk [closed]

I got an old RAM of 512 Mb from my friend. What are the precautions to be taken while changing the RAM? What are the minimum checking's to be done? Can i change it directly?
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2answers
195 views

Random multiple BSODs

A few days ago just out of the blue (quite literally) I got Blue Screen of Death. And since then it happens quite often, like 10 times a day (damn, it even happened while writing this). I can't really ...
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0answers
158 views

Windows 7 x64 Startup repair infinite loop

Last night my windows PC took a significantly longer than normal to shut down and appeared slower than usual this morning (slow start-up, hanging). After a reboot, it appears I'm not longer able to ...
2
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1answer
1k views

64-bit Windows guest in VirtualBox impossible without VT-x support?

I have successfully installed Windows Vista 32-bit in a VM with VirtualBox. Now I'm trying to do the same with Windows Vista 64-bit and it just isn't working. I have created the VM but it seems that ...
0
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1answer
95 views

Why are 32-bit processes started under 64-bit processes in Windows?

When I run a 32-bit program in Windows 7 64-bit often times a 64-bit process is started with a 32-bit process underneath it. For instance, if I start iexplorer.exe (Internet Explorer) from C:\Program ...
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0answers
448 views

Microsoft Camera Codec Pack not working in Windows 7

Because the Windows Update was not offering this as update after several update checks, I went online and downloaded the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack (6.3.9721.0) from the download center. I used the ...
0
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2answers
66 views

Do all drives get formatted when I install new windows?

I have Windows 8 32 bit and want to change it to 64 bit. When I try to do that, it says that all my files and programs will be deleted. I have 3 drives. C is full of programs and documents. D and E ...
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0answers
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Installing Drivers for Wireless when providers fail

It's an HP dv6-6c29wm. I've installed every driver off their page and the wireless will still not work. It did work before I re-installed Windows. What is my best way to pull up the required ...
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3answers
116 views

Why 64 bit application cannot be installed in 32 bit OS? [duplicate]

I recently noticed that, in a 64 bit Windows OS most of the 32 bit applications can be installed. But in a 32 bit OS, most of the 64 bit applications cannot be installed. Why is it so ?
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2answers
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Windows 32x64 custom Program files folder

I am running Windows(8.1) 32 bit and I have my disc partitioned to several logical discs. 1 for OS, 1 for data and 1 for applications. Haven't been able to find answer to my question: Can I do the ...
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0answers
560 views

32-bit and 64-bit versions of MSXML 4.0 SP3

In order to support an in-house developed application, the developer is asking for an installation of both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of MSXML 4.0 SP3. After installing onto Windows Server 2012, the ...
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1answer
58 views

Windows 7 - BSOD PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED

So.. I tried last known good config, tried booting into Safe mode, tried system restore -- nothing. I get PROCESS1_INITIALIZATION_FAILED and error code is: 0x0000006B. Trying to run sfc /scannow in ...
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5answers
211 views

Why are there 32-bit editions of Windows 8? [closed]

64-bit CPUs have been around for about 10 years now, maybe more. Most computers have such CPUs (I don't think 32-bit CPUs are even manufactured anymore). And there are a lot of computers that have ...
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1answer
204 views

DDR3 RAM only works 32 bit Windows XP, not in WIndows 7

My laptop (Acer aspire 4738z) was running on 2GB DDR3 RAM on WIndows XP 32 bit. And I added one new module 4GB DDR3. Then it shows correctly the usable amount of RAM is 4GB. Then I tried to ...
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1answer
537 views

How to update Java 32 & 64 bit on windows8.1?

My operating system is Windows 8.1 (64 bit). Avast has been complaining that the Java installed is out of date. Occasionally, a popup comes on asking to update Java (it looks legit) and I press "ok". ...
0
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1answer
167 views

Cannot install Microsoft Project 2010

I have a Windows 7 x64 OS. I have installed Microsoft Office 2010 32 bit in it. When I tried installing Project 2010 it failed. I have run it as administrator but still no progress. I get these 2 ...
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0answers
56 views

Disable “Advanced Printing Features” permanently

How can I disable the "Advanced Printing Features" option (in Windows, go to Control Panel\Hardware and Sound\Devices and Printers, right click the printer, go to Printer Preferences -> Advanced)? ...
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0answers
22 views

Vimperator delay/halt in custom hotkey

I have assigned C-a as ":map C-a :open alternativeto " (this is ofcourse the hotkey itself is between <>) It works if I press it and press another key. It seems as if it's in a halt of some ...
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1answer
85 views

Can I install multiple Windows 7 on the same laptop, one of them under virtual machine under Ubuntu?

Can I install two copies of 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium on the same laptop, one of them under virtual machine under Ubuntu, and the other is independent of Ubuntu? Do I need two different product ...
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1answer
171 views

How to enable/disable audio device with hotkey?

How would I add a hotkey to toggle on/off an audio device of choice in Windows 7 x64? Here is an image of Windows 7 sound dialog window > playback tab to audio devices.
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3answers
988 views

Does upgrading from 32bit to 64bit windows delete all of my discs?

Does upgrading from 32bit to 64bit windows delete all of my discs or just the one where windows is instaled? I have 3 discs (C:, D: and E:) and windows is instaled on my C: drive. When I upgrade to ...
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1answer
143 views

How exactly is my 'missing' memory being used?

I notice on 64-bit Windows and Ubuntu, there is a small amount of memory that isn't even reported to the OS. For example: I have 16GiB (16384MiB) of memory in my box according to BIOS, but Ubuntu ...
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1answer
662 views

In Windows 8.1, how do I check logs for device driver installation failures?

Some background: In Windows 8.1, I am trying to update my display drivers for my two crossfired Radeon HD 7950 cards. The latest Catalyst 13.9 (stable) install seems to fail so I've tried updating the ...
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1answer
2k views

Link to download java 1.6.0_26 version for windows 64 bit machine

I want to download java version 1.6.0_26 for my windows 64 bit machine.Can somebody provide link for it ?
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1answer
176 views

.exe with parameter in registry key

I have a touch button in my laptop which I can configure what app it will open after touching it. I edit a path to program in registry. When there is some .exe file (i.e. notepad.exe) everything ...
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2answers
2k views

Windows 8 64bit say low memory while 4+Gb free

I have windows 8.1 64 bit, 8Gb ram. My Task Manager shows 49% used ram, but I still get messages like "Windows is low memory, we recomend to close application". It always says that about the ...
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0answers
97 views

AMD Sysytem: Windows 7 x64 instalation does not allow the raid drivers

Windows 7 x64 installation does not allow the raid drivers on AMD Chipset/ ASUS M5A97 EVO to be detected. This is Fresh install, raid 1, i can't get x64 Raid driver From AMD to install. I Insert ...
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1answer
2k views

VirtualBox Not Recognizing 64 Bit CPU

I recently had to uninstall VirtualBox and reinstall it for various reasons that are unrelated to the purpose of this post. After reinstalling it, I noticed that the option to create a 64 bit virtual ...
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1answer
102 views

Small software to run 16-bit apps

I cannot run a small Windows 16-bit app on my 64-bit system. Suggestions I found online involve running the 16-bit app inside a virtual machine, but running a whole OS just to run a small app seems ...
2
votes
1answer
599 views

How do I force a 64-bit windows 8.1 install?

I have just purchased a copy of Windows 8.1 32-bit/64-bit from the MSDNAA program through my University. It came as an .iso file so I burned it to a DVD and installed / registered without any issues. ...
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1answer
2k views

FileZilla 3.7.2 on Windows 8 64bit

I would like to ask if FileZilla 3.7.2 on Windows 8 (64bit) possible? Anyone here tried to install one?
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1answer
40 views

Is software compiled with the standard minGW compatible with 32 bit

I have a very quick question. Is software compiled with minGW (http://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw/) compatible with 32-bit? It mentions on the SourceForge page it says it runs on 64-bit. On the ...
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2answers
2k views

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 ...
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votes
3answers
247 views

What's the difference between a 32-bit and 64-bit program in Windows

Why can't a 64-bit program run on a 32-bit copy of Windows? How does my PC know that I'm running a 64-bit program? Does the program have a piece of code telling Windows that it's a 64-bit program or ...
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1answer
320 views

Windows 8.1 update is not showing [duplicate]

I have all the updates needed for windows 8.1 and I still cannot find the update to the 8.1 in the app store. Why can't I get the update?
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58 views

Virus that causes memory to buffer up for hard disk tasks?

What could this be? When explorer.exe starts Autoplay and starts scanning files, explorer's memory usage shoots up to 6GB (I have 8GB, 64 bit Windows 7). When I run file recovery software such as ...
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1answer
58 views

Printing works from Word but not Wordpad

I have a printer attached to the network with a lot of devices able to print to it. One of my desktops, however, will only print to it in Word 2013 or from Chrome. Using Notepad, or Wordpad, or ...
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1answer
72 views

Installing windows 7 into a win 8 computer (partitions)

I'm installing windows 7 from a dvd, everything went fine but when i formatted the partition i wanted to install win 7 into, it says ''windows can't be installed on this disk. The selected disk is of ...
2
votes
3answers
4k views

Cleaning winsxs - doesn't work [duplicate]

I've tried the cmd command and Windows cleaner with elevated privileges, neither has cleaned winsxs folder. It says that the task has been completed in the CMD, but winsxs is still 14gb. I'm using ...
3
votes
1answer
113 views

Meaning of (x86)

I want to download ODI tool for some work. But on the link here, it asks platform description. I am unable to decide b/w Microsoft Windows (x86) and All Platforms (including x64). I am using Windows ...
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0answers
300 views

How can I stop getting these folders containing a 0 byte amd64 folder?

Every (other?) day I get a bunch of these crazy named folders appearing in the home drive C:. The names are basically like those this user talks about (What's this folder?: c8c6ac6192a47b59df) ...
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1answer
125 views

Benchmark software, is there a difference between x86 and x64?

As the title suggests, what is the difference in a banchmark software that is available in x86 and x64? As an example, we can take cpu-z or attobench as these both are available in either x86/x64. I ...
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0answers
74 views

Windows 8 “My computer” desktop icon shown as "My computer 32-bit)

Hello after windows update "my computer" desktop icon shown up as "My computer 32-bit" (My system is 64bit) , my custom context menu also lost but it exists on my computer clsid in the registry.. ...
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2answers
852 views

what is difference between Internet Explorer (64-bit) and Internet Explorer?

what is difference between Internet Explorer (64-bit) and Internet Explorer on 64bit windows versions?
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2answers
2k views

Is there a way to get VirtualBox to work with an Intel 64 bit processor?

I am creating a VMWare VM from my old laptop. Since VMWare Player is not free for me to use at work, I am looking at converting the resulting VM to a VirtualBox VM. (There are several tutorials on ...