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Jdpowell

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I have one file that I would like to use again and I get the error message:
"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you are running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need an 86(32-bit)or 64 bit version of the program"

I am using Windows Vista 64 bit. How do I make this file compatible?
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rshaffer61

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Did the file ever work?
Did you recently upgrade your OS from 32 bit to 64 bit?
What file is it exactly?
Have you tried right clicking on the exe file for the file and trying to click on Run in compatibility mode?
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No, the file has never worked for me. But it has for others
It is a zipped game file. I have tried unzipping it with the 32 bit version of WinRaR but that doesn't seem to help.
I have tried all the compatibility modes in Properties.

No, I have not upgraded in a long time. But I have the 64 bit version of Vista Home. Looking in the properties of the file it looks like it was last modified in October 2010

Edited by Jdpowell, 23 February 2012 - 12:13 PM.

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Are others using a 64 bit os?
What file exactly is it and where did it come from?
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Are you still having problems with your issue?
It has been 20 days since your last response and I was wondering if the issue has been resolved?
If so can you explain how it was resolved so others may be able to fix it if they have the same issue.
If not please let us know and we can continue with helping you to resolve the issue.
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