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Can AutoCAD 2009 (32-bit) and Autodesk REVIT (32-bit) work properly on Windows 7 (64-bit)?

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  • I need a high performance laptop with Windows 7 (32-bit), Quad, 6 GB RAM, I GB video, but have found no manufacturer that makes one.  All the high performance laptops are Windows 7 (64-bit) but I do not have any software programs in 64-bit, nor do I expect to need any.  I need this to run AutoCAD 2009 (32-bit) and Autodesk REVIT (32-bit) along with all my other 32-bit applications.  Will Windows 7 (64-bit) Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, or Windows 7 Ultimate allow me to run all my software applications without problems?
    Sunday, October 25, 2009 9:32 PM

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  • Hi,

     

    Most programs designed for a computer running a 32-bit version of Windows will work on a computer running 64-bit versions of Windows. Notable exceptions are many antivirus programs, and some hardware drivers.

     

    Here is the detailed information:

     

    32-bit and 64-bit Windows: frequently asked questions

     

    I suggest contact the software distributor to confirm it.

     

    Hope it helps.


    Vivian Xing - MSFT
    • Marked as answer by Vivian Xing Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:12 AM
    Monday, October 26, 2009 7:29 AM

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