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    Question Will Windows 8 64-bit run 32-bit apps without trouble?

    As the title says: Will Windows 8 64-bit run 32-bit apps without trouble?

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    Yes, it will.
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    It should run the vast majority of 32 bit apps. There are a few that are not compatible with Windows 8 (both 32 aand 64 bit). The main problem you could run into is that some devices don't have 64 bit Windows 8 drivers and the 32 bit driver doesn't work. You can check individual program and driver compatibility here:
    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windo...Language=en-US

    You can run the upgrade assistant that will tell you of potntial issues here:
    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...e-to-windows-8

    Jerry

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    Most of your 32 bit app (even some 16 bit) will do just fine, but not all of them.
    As Jerry says, the upgrade assistant will be your best bet.
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