• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 940
  • Last Modified:

how to download the 64 bit msi installer for vista?

My 64 bit vista recommends the 64 bit installer.

How do I get this 64 bit installer for vista?
0
robrodp
Asked:
robrodp
1 Solution
 
bswinnertonCommented:
Is it referring to a specific program? If you are running a 64 bit version of windows, you will usually need a "64 bit installer" for programs if you want them to run in 64 bit mode.  If not though, you can always keep them running at 32 bits.
0
 
aherpsCommented:
This is a good link for reading up about the benefits/downsides of x64 vs x86:

http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/1426/vista_64_bit_or_32_bit_version_x64_vs_x86/
0

Featured Post

Vote for the Most Valuable Expert

It’s time to recognize experts that go above and beyond with helpful solutions and engagement on site. Choose from the top experts in the Hall of Fame or on the right rail of your favorite topic page. Look for the blue “Nominate” button on their profile to vote.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now