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Can i installed 32 bit applications on 64 bit processor?

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The answer to your question above is Yes, you can install 32-bit applications on a 64-bit desktop/laptop. Please note 3 things:
1. The 64-bit environment will be determined by both the CPU and OS being 64-bit capable. If one of the them is not, then the system will not perform at the 64-bit level.
2. 32-bit applications can be installed on a 64-bit OS and they will function properly - but only at a 32-bit level. They will not take advantage of the 64-bit environment until the application is certified for 64-bit.
3. 64-bit applications cannot be installed on a 32-bit environment - they won't run at all.

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Yes you can. 32 bit apps can be installed and run in 64 bit environment, but the reverse is not possible.

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