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Program files x86
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25 Sep There’s a good chance you have both the “C:\Program Files” and “C:\Program Files (x86)” folders on your Windows PC. On bit versions of Windows, bit applications install to the Program Files folder. So, bit programs get installed to the “C:\Program Files (x 24 Jan Since , Microsoft has offered both bit and bit versions of its Windows operating system. If you're running a bit version of Microsoft Windows, you will notice that there are two separate folders where your Program Files are kept: Program Files (x86), which contains The regular Program Files folder holds bit applications, while "Program Files ( x86)" is used for bit applications. Installing a bit application in a PC with a.
On a bit machine running in bit mode: echo %programfiles% ==> C:\ Program Files; echo %programfiles(x86)% ==> C:\Program Files. First of all, if you are seeing a folder Program Files (x86) it means that you are running a 64 Bit Operating System. That folder contains the programs installed that. Program Files is the directory name of a standard folder in Microsoft Windows operating While bit Windows versions also have a %ProgramFiles(x86)%.
7 May Dave Thomson asked about the folders Program Files and Program Files (x86). " Why are there two, and is there some advantage of using one. I am attempting to use bit versions of my bit programs under Windows 7 Professional Since Adobe has yet to release a bit version. I converted to a new computer that is 64 bit logic and runs w-7 64 bit. Why should I keep 2 sets of program files.? one is 32 bit and one is 64 bit. 28 Mar One is simply labeled Program Files and the other is labeled Program Files (x86). The first folder is the default location for all of your bit. 14 Feb Anyone running the 64 bit version of Windows will see both the normal Program Files folder and a new enigmatic folder with an “(x86)” ending.