Do I just start the install and it automatically gets installed to x86 (vista like) or is there a different method ? And if I am running 64 bit Win7 does the application installed endup installed as a 32bit xp app ??
Windows 7 64-bit is capable of running most 32-bit applications native. If your application fails to work, you can right-click on the shortcut and use "Windows XP" compatibility mode. This differs from "XP Mode". "XP Mode" is a pre-loaded virtual machine image of Windows XP that can be used for programs that are not Windows Vista/Windows 7 compatible. It uses Microsoft Virtual PC as a back-end. For more information on what XP mode is see: Download Windows XP Mode