Microsoft forefront and Windows 7 installation failure

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I receive the following error after attempting to install forefront security client on a windows 7 pro x64 workstation

2009-10-23 21:35:57  Microsoft Forefront Client Security (1.0.1703.0) -- Installation started
2009-10-23 21:35:57  This 32-bit version of ClientSetup.exe is not supported on 64-bit systems.
2009-10-23 21:35:57  Microsoft Forefront Client Security -- Installation failed.

Tried installing from a administration command promt using e:\client\x64\clientsetup /nomom

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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I think your post is self-answering. I got a lot of that with my Vista 64-bit machine and had to replace almost all of my software. That is what you will probably have to do here. .. Thinkpads_User

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I felt kind of silly posting this when the error says 32bit version not supported on 64 bit system., but I can only find 1 choice for download and post that say it works on 64 bit machines if you install from elevated command line. And the Microsoft system requirements say x64 and windows 7 pro are supported for client.  
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I don't know the particular application you are trying to install. Normally if is says it works in 64-bit, it either installs in Program Files (X86) because it is 32-bit or Program Files (because it is 32-bit). If it will not install in either place (not uncommon in 64-bit machines) that means it is not compliant. You will probably have to contact Microsoft. ... Thinkpads_User
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Ahmed AbdelbasetInfrastructure Architect

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hi,
In client folder,install msi file of antimalawre "AMsetup"and upate windows ,then it will get latest upadtes and definition.i did that on my pc.
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Ahmed
Go to the ?:\CLIENT\X64 directory of the CD and use the c"lientsetup.exe /NOMOM" command from that place.
My bad, i should read your entire post as you already tried this.  Had a quick response because I just ran into the same problem before I noticed the x64 folder.

I did run mine correctly though from this folder using the 1703 ISO build.

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I encountered the same problem with the 1703 ISO Build.
Turns out I was not running on the elevated Administrator command prompt. clientsetup /nomo installed ok from the X64 folder once I runas admin.

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