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Cant use 64 bit Chess engine?

by Y4 / December 18, 2007 9:42 PM PST

I have recently picked up an HP with an Athlon AMD64 3200+ 2.2gh processor thinking I would be able to use a 64bit chess engine on it through an Arena interface. Arena supports 64bit chess engines, but I'm still unable to install a 64bit chess engine. Any clue as to why?

Windows XP, service pack 2, all updates. No viruses or malware.
1 gig of RAM.

Thanks for your help.


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can't run 64bit software on a 32bit platform
by ramarc / December 18, 2007 10:17 PM PST

you'd need xp pro 64bit edition or vista 64bit.

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Well aint that a ......
by Y4 / December 18, 2007 10:22 PM PST

Figures! Thanks for the quick reply.


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