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Only under very controlled circumstances: Both computers must have a compatible processor and operating system. Not a specific processor, but a set of compatible processors. E.g. a file compiled for compatibility with x86 and no extensions will work on every Intel or AMD x86 or x64 processor, assuming the OS is compatible. First and foremost the machine ...


Not necessarily. If it's build for portability and the platforms are compatible, then yes (e.g. 64 bit editions of Windows are able to execute 32 bit and 64 bit Windows executables, but not 16 bit ones anymore). Not necessarily. They're made for a specific instruction set. Since those are typically extensions and there's backward compatibility, you might ...

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