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Re: 32-bit system on a 64-bit CPU

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2011 10:24:06 -0400

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 10:17, gostu <gostu_at_o2.pl> wrote:
> Hi all
>
> A friend of mine is having a problem installing TortoiseSVN. He claims that
> he downloaded both 32-bit and 64-bit installers from the download page..
> http://downloads.sourceforge.net/tortoisesvn/TortoiseSVN-1.6.15.21042-win32-svn-1.6.16.msi?download
> http://downloads.sourceforge.net/tortoisesvn/TortoiseSVN-1.6.15.21042-x64-svn-1.6.16.msi?download
> ..and *both* installers complain about unsupported processor.
>
> Apparently, he is running 32-bit Windows XP on a 64-bit AMD CPU. Don't ask
> me why. The specs are:
> Amd athlon 64 X2 Dual Core processor 4000+ 2.11 Ghz, 2.00 Gb Ram
> Microsoft Windows XP Professional, version 2002, Service pack 3
>
> Is there any way to solve this besides installing another OS?
> Thanks in advance :)

You cannot install 64-bit software on the 32-bit XP (or any other
"pure" 32-bit OS).

It's extremely difficult to troubleshoot/diagnose anything with
second-hand information. Redownload JUST the 32-bit installer (to make
sure there's no corruption in the original download) and try again.

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