RE: Attention: A 64-bit Nightmare
Something doesn't sound right here ...
The 32 bit version should install just fine on your 64-bit cpaable system.
Are you sure you got good information from the tech support person?
If you stop with your "conspiracy" theories for a moment, I think you'll
find that somthing is not right about whatever path you have followed to this
> I was very excited about the Windows Vista upgrade. The features are superb
> and innovative. They are accommodating and will solve all of my problems
> when it comes to organization. I awaited for the public release with the
> crazy thought that I would just purchase the software from the store and
> upgrade. I even used Windows Upgrade Advisor to ensure I was properly.
> Imagine my surprise when the software didn't upgrade. I spoke with three
> technicians, one of whom didn't speak English well, and finally got my
> answer. It seems that I had the 32-bit software and needed the 64-bit. I
> was informed that I would have to visit the retail store where the software
> the purchase and request this DVD. What a surprise I received! Not only did
> I have to call visit a site to order the 64-bit media DVD, I also had to pay
> extra for shipping and handling. Personal computers are updated with 64-bit
> processors and becoming standard issue. However, instead of offering this
> alternative in the store, you're required to order it and pay extra. Then,
> to top it all off, the best expedition of the software is up to five business
> days. I guess I was a fool to think this transition would be smooth. I
> should've known there was a ploy somewhere and Microsoft would ensure a