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    The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running

    According to the MSDN site :-
    • When a 16-bit installer or application is launched, the following error message is displayed:
      The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher.
    I have an application (SPFPC V4.0) which I used to run with no problem on XP SP2.
    But when I try it on my Vista Business 64 bit system I get that message. I have tried all of the compatibility options with no success.

    Maybe I am being simplistic, but I would think that if it runs OK on XP SP2 then it probably isn't a 16 bit application.

    Any ideas anyone.

    Last edited by Hairy Scot; 06 Mar 2008 at 15:48. Reason: Title garbled
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    Re: the version of WindowsThe version of this file is not compatible with you're run

    but I would think that if it runs OK on XP SP2 then it probably isn't a 16 bit application.
    XP supports 16 bit applications, so there is no sound basis for your belief.

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    Re: the version of WindowsThe version of this file is not compatible with you're run

    Quote Originally Posted by SoftwareTools View Post
    but I would think that if it runs OK on XP SP2 then it probably isn't a 16 bit application.
    XP supports 16 bit applications, so there is no sound basis for your belief.
    Learn something new everyday. Thanks for the info.

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    Re: the version of WindowsThe version of this file is not compatible with you're run

    Its Boul****!
    I have windows 7 with 64 bit operation system 8gb memory core i7! I installed Asus mother board bios and "bios updater" specially designed windows 7!
    Bios updater was working perfect, later i see that i have problem with memory from 8Gb i have 3.25 available only! I try to run "bios updater" to update newer bios and my "bios updater was not working correct! I remover bios updater and reinstalled same thing again and receive message ( version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running)!
    This is something wrong but it is not about 64 bit system for sure!

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