Who Here Grabbed Windows 7?

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  1. Smith6612

    Smith6612 I ate all of the x10Pizza Community Support

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    In a SysWOW64 installation you cannot run 16-bit applications under a 64-bit Operating System. Windows on Windows cannot run another session of Windows on Windows inside one one another. In this case, you can run anything that is a 32-bit application, but older apps will require a separate, virtualizeed space to run under. Boot up a 32-bit VM and run a 16-bit program in that.

    As far as compatibilities go with older apps? Windows Vista 64-bit never gave any problems, nor does Windows 7. It's the 16-bit limitation that persists in many operating systems running on x64/x86_64 platforms that is the hindrance. Unless someone finds a way to emulate the environment while running it under a mode that doesn't require a full reset of the CPU (64-bit Long mode > 16-bit is NOT Native!), you're stuck with VMs.
     
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  2. Darkmere

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    I was asking what he was trying to run that is causing so much problems that he will not get a 64 bit system. The way he states it it is like he is having so much problems running software.
     
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  3. Smith6612

    Smith6612 I ate all of the x10Pizza Community Support

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    I know, and I simply wanted to explain something that would perhaps help him run older applications if he's running applications that old.
     
  4. killergabriel22

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    I grabbed Windows 7 a few weeks after it came out, and I must say it was the best purchase of my life. :)
    I've seen Linux-running and I've used MacBook and MacBook-Pro, but Win7 wins by a looong shot - let's not talking about previous Win version XP (Vista doesn't exist for me).
    I recommend Windows7-working computers for everyone who wants to buy a new notebook/desktop, because it's easy, fast, light-weight and very customizable.
    I LOVE IT!!! :biggrin::biggrin:
     
  5. Darkmere

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    oh ok I got you
     
  6. gnmovers

    gnmovers New Member

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    hmmmn, how about grabbing windows 8
     
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