Vista 64bit - Adminstrative Tools MMC using 64bit?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista General Discussion' started by null, Apr 2, 2008.

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    null Guest

    I was poking around and noticed the following:
    Administrative Tools > Services (%SystemRoot%\system32\services.msc)

    However the following exists as well: (%SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\services.msc)

    So, is Vista 64 by default using the 32bit versions, or are the 64bit
    version in system32 as well?

    Note: When I run both neither have the "*32" which I'm assuming is a flag
    for 32bit support.

    Needless to say I'm a little confused.
     
    null, Apr 2, 2008
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  2. Did you install any 64-bit third-party programs that can
    take advantage of a sophisticated 64-bit operating system?

    --
    Carey Frisch
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows Desktop Experience -
    Windows System & Performance

    ---------------------------------------------------------------

    :

    I was poking around and noticed the following:
    Administrative Tools > Services (%SystemRoot%\system32\services.msc)

    However the following exists as well: (%SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\services.msc)

    So, is Vista 64 by default using the 32bit versions, or are the 64bit
    version in system32 as well?

    Note: When I run both neither have the "*32" which I'm assuming is a flag
    for 32bit support.

    Needless to say I'm a little confused.
     
    Carey Frisch [MVP], Apr 2, 2008
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  3. System32 has the 64bit version. And it is what is used. Even if you run the
    one in SysWOW64, you actually end up with the 64-bit one.
     
    Charlie Russel - MVP, Apr 2, 2008
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    minkymong Guest

    Hi guys,

    I am faced with a problem of a similar nature:
    I am running an

    ACER ASPIRE 6930
    with VISTA HOME PREMIUM x64

    A few months ago the system stopped working and a 'helpful' neighbor who
    knows more about computers than me offered his services. The system ran
    again but was never the same. I sopke briefly to him and he told me that
    he had all the services disabled and 'guessed' what was wrong that
    way...
    Well unfortunately he never bothered to restore them to their original
    state... now the laptop is crippled with a slew ofr things popping up as
    errors etc:

    May I ask one of you to send me a copy of their SERVICES.MSC settings,
    so that I can have the default settings for the machine.

    you can e-mail me directly at TOO

    Thank you so much for your help.

    Best Regards

    M
     
    minkymong, May 31, 2010
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