[Python-Dev] Fwd: AMD64 version of Python
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Apr 20 22:18:53 CEST 2007
>>From Walter Beck <walter.beck at uni.edu> to webmaster:
>> I tried to install the AMD64 version of python on my new laptop, Vista
>> system. The installer said the processor was not correct. My processor
>> is a Turion64x2. 32 bit Python installed and ran fine. Is there a bug
>> in the installer or doesn't it like Vista or is this the wrong ADM64?
Most likely, there is indeed a problem with your system installation.
You likely have the 32-bit (x86) version of Vista installed, not the x64
version. On the 32-bit windows, the AMD64 mode of the processor is not
available, and 64-bit windows binaries cannot run on that system.
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