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Downloading Access Runtime

Posted on 2011-03-18
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I will be providing a client with a database written by me in Access 2010.

I want to advise them to download Access Runtime.

There appears to be two versions to download;

AccessRuntime.exe
AccessRuntime_X64.exe

I do not know their PC configurations.
Which Runtime should they download?
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Question by:Patrick O'Dea
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DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft MVP, Access and Data Platform) earned 167 total points
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Probably not x64.

And pretty sure You need to install the Runtime with your installation program.

mx
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i have not tried those versions yet, but it looks like

AccessRuntime_X64.exe will only run in 64 bit configuration while
Only the 32-bit Access 2010 Runtime is supported on Windows XP Service Pack 3.
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by:Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)
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AccessRuntime.exe - This is 32 bit and this AccessRuntime_X64.exe is 64 bit.

I would stick with the 32 bit unless they have Office 64 bit already installed on the PC.

JimD.
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Thanks all
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