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I am not able to open any application files. Using win 7 pro, 32 bit.

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  • Raphael Josiah Jul 05, 2010

    it wont open .exe files.

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Hi

Please check the bellow link to have a detailed view regarding your query

http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/how-windows7-vista64-support-32bit-applications.htm

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942091

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Hi,

I request you to visit the link mentioned below

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607

Also, I would appreciate if you provide more information about the issue.

What is error message?
What kind of application are you trying to open? etc.

Thanks and regards

Posted on Jul 05, 2010

  • Raphael Josiah Jul 05, 2010

    I try to open winrar installation and auslogics boostspeed. I dont want to use microsoft. Thats why I use fixya.

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    Hi,



    If you want to open winrar installation file, then you have to install Winrar application. Please visit the link below to download and install winrar



    http://www.rarlab.com/download.htm

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