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justin1278

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Will this affect my system
« on: May 26, 2005, 12:53:11 AM »
I was wondering since there is a 64 bit operating system out now will viruses designed for the 64 bit platform still affect 32 bit operating systems. And if it still gets on a 32 bit system will it still cause damage.

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Re: Will this affect my system
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2005, 09:37:22 AM »
If a virus is written specifically for Win64 platform, it won't do any harm to Win32 platform because it wouldn't run there.
However, it would be possible to create a hybrid that would run on both platforms. Or, an easier approach, is to stay with the Win32 platform that is present in Win64 as well.