32-bit program having issues on 64-bit

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  1. jumpman17
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    I have program that stopped functioning correctly after switching to Windows 7 64-bit back when it came out. The program loads, but past that, doing anything within results in the following error.

    Looking that up in Google, it looks like something about a .dll file that is 32-bit specific and short of actually re-writing the code to call on 64-bit .dll files, I can't find any solutions.

    Anyone have any ideas on how to get this program to run?
     
  2. Rydian

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    If you can find which DLL it's after, perhaps it'll be one you can get the source to and recompile for a 64-bit environment?

    Otherwise try to find a 64-bit DLL that contains the same functions (with the same names, unfortunately) and use it as a replacement.
     
  3. Lodis

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    It might help if you mention the name of the program. We are good..............but not that good.
     
  4. jumpman17
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    The program is called csThumbnails. It's an older program that hasn't been updated in like, forever.
     
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    It is most likely making 16bit function calls, which are removed in windows 7. Means you will have to use xp mode or look for a suitable replacement.