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Using MSI created on 32 bit machine on 64 bit machine

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Hello,
I have the following scenario:
1: I am doing development on 32 bit machine and my final production evviornment is going to be a 64 bit enviornment.
2: If my intermediate build enviornment is a 32 bit machine, which means all my MSI and installables are created on a 32 bit machne, then will there be an issue if the MSI finally runs on a 64 bit machine?
Please suggest as this is critical to my project.
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Yes, you can run 32 bit applications on 64 bit OS as windows has WoW (Windows on Windows) which allows you to run 32 bit process.

the links has some information:
http://developer.amd.com/pages/38200465.aspx
http://developer.amd.com/pages/316200464.aspx
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