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Old 2021-01-04, 11:34   #496
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I have a small issue with the 32-bit version of the 30.3b6, is that still supported?

I have an old machine which still runs winxp32 (albeit the cpu is a 64bit i5-3470, but I can not change the OS) and till now it was doing ECM using an older version of P95. As I wanted to switch to PRPCF and PRPCFDC, I downloaded and installed the new one over the old one. Now, I am getting "access denied" every time I try to start it, and then it crashes (the program, not the computer). It was/is in own folder (not "program files"), it had/has all the rights, and it doesn't seem that it tries to access anything (files, libraries, etc, as well as I can monitor). It just crashing with the "access denied" error without opening any window.

Libraries issues? Any other known issue? If yes, is it fixed in 30.4?
A compiler upgrade means that XP is no longer supported.
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Old 2021-01-04, 12:38   #497
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A compiler upgrade means that XP is no longer supported.
However, the Win32 version is offered for download on the main site (which I did download). What is it for? (I still assume that I have a library issue, which I don't know how to solve, any "debug" or "verbose" options?)
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Old 2021-01-04, 13:02   #498
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However, the Win32 version is offered for download on the main site (which I did download). What is it for? (I still assume that I have a library issue, which I don't know how to solve, any "debug" or "verbose" options?)
Win7 also has 32-bit mode.

As for the removal of support, you will likely find that the start-up code in the exe file uses an API that XP doesn't have, so you will have no chance to fix it without modifying your OS, or neutering the errant API calls.

Note that MS deliberately uses newer API calls in VS so that programs will fail on older OSes. There are compiler settings and/or options to disable that, but MS make them difficult to find, so very few people ever discover how to do it.
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Old 2021-01-05, 08:56   #499
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I have an old machine which still runs winxp32 (albeit the cpu is a 64bit i5-3470, but I can not change the OS) [,,,]
Is Linux (either a VM or a dual-boot) an option? I'll admit I'm unsure if you can run a 64-bit guest OS in a 32-bit host.
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Old 2021-01-05, 09:46   #500
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Is Linux (either a VM or a dual-boot) an option? I'll admit I'm unsure if you can run a 64-bit guest OS in a 32-bit host.
This machine has a dual boot and it is sometimes booted in Linux to build binaries (like compile device trees and stuff which are arm-linux related), but it runs windows 99% of the time for other things. And I suck at linux.
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Old 2021-01-06, 16:54   #501
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I'll admit I'm unsure if you can run a 64-bit guest OS in a 32-bit host.
You can as long as you have a 64-bit processor: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/...32-bit-machine
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