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Vista Home Premium 64 bit Fixes?

by susan4456 / July 27, 2008 9:38 AM PDT

can anyone offer help for free downloads for quicktime and any other note worthy fixes?

new to vista and not having fun.

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What kind of fixes?
by Jimmy Greystone / July 27, 2008 10:35 AM PDT

What kind of fixes are you talking about? Given I try and avoid QuickTime and anything associated with it, you'll have to do a little more explaining.

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Quicktime should install with no problem onto a 64 bit OS.
by lattin1 / July 29, 2008 1:52 AM PDT

You should be able to just go to Apple's website and just download Quicktime if you really want it. When I downloaded iTunes it automatically installed a x64 compatible version of the software.

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quicktime
by susan4456 / July 29, 2008 2:21 AM PDT

thanks for the helpful response. not sure why it did not work the first 3-4 times i tried but after 2 tries this time per your suggestion it did.
i seem to be having a few problems with downloading routine programs with vista premium..........per usual microsoft has a ton of bugs.

thanks again.

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Actually
by Jimmy Greystone / July 29, 2008 7:37 AM PDT
In reply to: quicktime

Actually, frequently corrupted downloads is a sign of bad RAM. It could also be an indicator of file system corruption. None of which are necessarily Microsoft's fault.

I know Microsoft is the easy target, and they deserve quite a bit of the criticism they get, but I'm not so sure this is one of them.

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