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Cannot Access Ford technical information system

Hello everyone.
I hae a problem with one of my programs and i'm wondering if anyone has knowledge to how to and if I can fix it. When i bought my ford focus a couple of years ago a soon bought a copy of Ford Technical Information System so that I could access all information with my car to get to know it, back then i had an xp machine. Now though i've upgraded to a vista machine but now when trying to install it, it tells me "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of windows you're running. Check your computers system information to see if you need an x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software publisher".
Bit drawn out but checking on the internet and ford site I can find no referance to this problem or on any way to fix/update the program can you help?.

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It wan't run on vista, XP on Win 98 will do.

Where did you buy the program? I'm trying to find it and it's rather impossible

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Well if ford is not supporting the program or the software publisher rather then you are stuck.  Vista is not compatible with all legacy programs unfortunatly.  I would ask a friend that has an earlier version of windows to run the program for you.

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