Running 32 bit program in windows7 64 bit


A friend of mine has 32 bit win7 app(it is not well known program.) and somehow she is having trouble using it in windows7 64 bit machine. the guy who knows well about the program also told her that the program doesn't work in 64 bit machine. maybe the program doesn't provide update.

anyway, is there any way she can use 32 bit program in windows7 64 bit machine?

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abt-itConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Try setting the compatybility Mode, Right Click the exe and chose Windows XP on compatibiliy tab
Matt VConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You may also have to run it in the Windows XP mode of Virtual PC.  Which is essentially a 32-bit Windows XP virtual machine running on Windows 7.
acl-puzzConnect With a Mentor Commented:
"anyway, is there any way she can use 32 bit program in windows7 64 bit machine?"

yes two ways according to me

1.Use Windows XP mode provided by windows 7 it may be lil hard for you in setup though

2.Download Virtual box or vmware server both are free and make an XP 32 bit virtual machine them simply run this software on it this is the easy one :)

If you are not familiar on  making virtual machine see this video
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