[OpenAFS] installing 64bit OAFS on vista
Tue, 03 Nov 2009 17:52:03 -0500
There are 32-bit and 64-bit versions of just about everything.
If you are unsure, check the process type with Task Manager.
David Bear wrote:
> Okay. Do you know if powershell is a 64 bit process?
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 3:40 PM, Jeffrey Altman
> <firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> Vista doesn't have such an option so execute the MSI from a 64-bit
> process such as the 64-bit Explorer Shell.
> David Bear wrote:
> > I note the following from web site regarding the 64bit openafs:
> > Note: In 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows there are 64-bit and
> > 32-bit versions of the command prompt and the Explorer Shell. It is
> > very important that when installing applications that the
> installers be
> > started from a 64-bit process. It is strongly recommended that the
> > Add/Remove Programs Control Panel be used to initiate installations on
> > 64-bit Microsoft Windows operating systems.
> > Yet, in all the searching I have done, on my vista 64 in the 'Programs
> > and Features' control panel (the replacement for add/remove programs)
> > there is no option to install or add a program from an msi. The only
> > options related to this are to
> > buy programs from windows market place
> > install a program from the network
> > view purchased software
> > I am really starting to hate Vista more which is something I didn't
> > think was possible.
> > How does one install openafs 64 on vista 64 if you can't just
> launch the
> > executable? That is how I originally install the 1.5.60 client --
> now I
> > am at a dead end. Will some please kill Vista and make it go away....
> > --
> > David Bear
> > College of Public Programs at ASU
> > 602-494-0424
> David Bear
> College of Public Programs at ASU