Benefits of using WOW64

Discussion in 'Windows 64 Bit' started by d-shaffer, Apr 17, 2006.

  1. d-shaffer

    d-shaffer Guest

    I built a Windows XP Pro x64 system for a user, and now he is inquiring about
    installing WOW64 on the system to run 32-bit applications. I thought XP x64
    still ran the 32-bit applications, so what is the purpose/benefits of this
    d-shaffer, Apr 17, 2006
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  2. Charlie Russel - MVP, Apr 17, 2006
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  3. WOW64 is already there - it's how XP x64 can run 32-bit applications.
    Steve Foster [SBS MVP], Apr 17, 2006
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