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Itunes for windows xp won't install on my windows xp pro pc.

I want to download itunes as like I have on my older laptop computer.
I am running Windows xp pro on this computer that is telling me that itunes is not a windows 32 application? What steps do I need to take to correct this?

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Be sure you go the version for windows , not mac. also make sure you did not get the 64 bit windows verison. its easy to get the wrong one.

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