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Forum Thread: Doesn't recognise 64-bit

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Quitch Doesn't recognise 64-bit
Member 7th Apr, 2010 02:05
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Secunia will offer 32-bit updates for 64-bit products. Case in point being the recent iTunes vulnerability. I was running iTunes 64-bit on Windows 7 64-bit, but the PSI download link pointed to the 32-bit version which downloaded but then refused to install because it was the wrong version.

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Member 7th Apr, 2010 09:10
Hi,

The PSI does differentiate between 32 and 64 bit, and tries to deliver an appropriate download according to your architecture (and sometimes Locale).

The downloaded 64 bit file for iTunes should be called "iTunes64Setup.exe". Is this the file you get? If you get a file called "iTunesSetup.exe" your OS is being detected as 32 bit. If so, please post here again and we'll strive to help you solve that problem.

hope this helps.
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TiMow RE: Doesn't recognise 64-bit
Dedicated Contributor 7th Apr, 2010 09:31
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It seems the iTunes example used above, was a problem for many users who tried to update via PSI download solution. Judging by the posts on the forum, it did in fact offer 32 bit.

Update was achieved using a separate link (eg filehippo); within iTunes to find upgrade, or Apple update.

TiMow

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Quitch RE: Doesn't recognise 64-bit
Member 7th Apr, 2010 09:32
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I have since updated via the Apple Software Update tool, however the download link via PSI did lead to an executable which, on install, claimed it ws 32-bit and not 64-bit and therefore failed.

So I would assume it was indeed the iTunesSetup.exe file.

What information do you require?
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This user no longer exists RE: Doesn't recognise 64-bit
Member 8th Apr, 2010 08:47
Hi,

After some investigation, this seems to be an issue with detection of architecture. All available information has been forwarded to our developers, but I would appriciate if you didn't lock this thread (and checked back every once in a while, as we may need additional information from you. Thank you for making us aware of this problem.
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