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I have a hewlitt packard computer that runs windows vista.When I try to install my cd rom DK DINOSAUR HUNTER it says to contact the software vendor to find out if there is a 64 bit version avalible. It ran on our IBM Windows 98 computer, and our Acer apsire 3500 laptop years ago. I nead to run this program this week. I really do not want to buy a 64 bit version. Please help.

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Unfortunately, you may be out of luck. :( The newer 64-bit operating systems have trouble running the older programs that were designed for 32 or 16-bit platforms. You can try this however: open control panel, click on 'Programs', then click on 'Use an older program with this version of windows', follow the prompts and be sure to choose "I want to use the program in the CD drive". Good luck!

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