[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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