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Can a 32bit installer & Windows service work on a 64bit OS?

If I have an installer for a 32bit Windows service, will it install and work on Windows Server 2008 64bit?  Are there any problems/limitations with using this software on a 2008 server?
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Tim Titus
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strickjh2005Commented:
Usually programs will install in compatibility mode, just like 16bit programs from win95 usually work in XP machines (32bit).

It will depend on the program's design, but since it is a windows service it will most likely fail to install. If it is successful it will simply be unable to take advantage of the extra memory mapping 64bit hardware makes available.
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