Where should NIS be installed on x64 W7?

  Anti_Virus 20:12 30 Oct 09
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Hi. I've just taken the plunge and upgraded to Win7, and for the first time I've installed a 64-bit OS, so I'm new to it. Just installed Norton Internet Security on the machine. Norton reports it as being x64 compatible, however, it's installed in the C:\Program Files (x86) directory. Why is that? Surely if it's x64 compatible it should be in the normal Prohram Files. Some help please.

  Lee.C 00:43 31 Oct 09

Although it's x64 compatible (as are most 32bit programs), it's still a 32bit application.

The x86 folder is where Windows (by default) puts 32bit application files. The standard Program Files folder is where the 64bit programs go.

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