2 program file folders

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by dido41, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. dido41

    dido41 New Member

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    I had win7 32 bit installed. then wanted to try the 64 bit. I now have 2 Program File-folders 1 called
    Program File the other Program File (x86) and it seems that everthing I install is going into the (x86) folder.
    is this normal?
     
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  2. davehc

    davehc Microsoft MVP
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    x86 is just that - for 32bit programs you install. If you install any which are recognised as 64bit, they will automatically be placed in the alternative folder It is not a user controlled function so don't worry too much about it.
     
  3. dido41

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    Thanks. I was not sure as to delete it or not. that would have screwed things up a bit.
     

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