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using the same serial number of 64 bit win7 for 32 bit win7 Watch

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    hiya, i have 64bit win7 home premium on my laptop but would like to change it to 32 bit, i will be using my old 32bit win7 rc to do this, is it possible to use the same serial number as the one that was given to me for the 64bit version? i also have an old laptop which broke and that had 32bit win7 home premiuim which i havent used for bout 10 months, will i be able to use that serial number instead? thanks
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    (Original post by eugenius 8)
    hiya, i have 64bit win7 home premium on my laptop but would like to change it to 32 bit, i will be using my old 32bit win7 rc to do this, is it possible to use the same serial number as the one that was given to me for the 64bit version? i also have an old laptop which broke and that had 32bit win7 home premiuim which i havent used for bout 10 months, will i be able to use that serial number instead? thanks
    No I don't believe you will be able to
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    (Original post by Kenny_uk)
    No I don't believe you will be able to
    damn thanks
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    No, you can't. The algorithms are different. Why are you downgrading, anyway?
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    (Original post by Mad Vlad)
    No, you can't. The algorithms are different. Why are you downgrading, anyway?
    a few old games/programs which i wana play dont work on 64bit
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    Are you sure it's because you've got a 64 bit OS, not just that it's windows 7?
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    (Original post by eugenius 8)
    a few old games/programs which i wana play dont work on 64bit
    Are they old 16bit games? Have you tried compatibility mode?
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    Are you sure it's because you've got a 64 bit OS, not just that it's windows 7?
    well it worked with win7 32 bit on compatiblity mode..

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    Are they old 16bit games? Have you tried compatibility mode?
    (Original post by Ape Gone Insane)
    I had this problem with some old games. I just changed the Compatibility mode under the 'Compatibility' tab in 'Properties'.
    nah i think theyre all 32bit, tried compatility mode still doesn't work, but ive used win7 rc and my old serial number seemed to have worked :lolwut: for now :p:

    thanks guys
 
 
 
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