[Haskell-beginners] gtk2hs [GIMP ToolKit]

Daniel Pratt colorblinddad at gmail.com
Sun Feb 6 18:08:15 CET 2011

On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 6:39 AM, Chaddaï Fouché <chaddai.fouche at gmail.com>wrote:

>  On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 10:33 PM, Tim Baumgartner
> <baumgartner.tim at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Patrick,
> >
> > 2011/2/5 Patrick Lynch <kmandpjlynch at verizon.net>
> >>
> >> I did the dir c:\ and it shows both Program Files and Program Files (86)
> >
> > As I expected. Please have a look inside them. The one ending (x86) is
> > definitely necessary to be there but I can imagine that the other one's
> > existence is a simple accident...
> > If so, then you should remove it. Perhaps you have installed a few apps
> into
> > it. I suggest you consider to reinstall them to the other folder in order
> to
> > avoid even more confusion later on.
> >
> Maybe you shouldn't be so hasty, from what I can see on my Windows 7,
> both Program Files and its (x86) variant are real folders, one is for
> 64-bits applications while the other contains all the applications
> that are still in 32 bits, I don't think it's a good idea to just
> delete one...

Indeed, having both folders is normal for Windows 7, 64-bit systems. The
only thing that is a bit confusing at times is that 32-bit processes will
'see' "Program Files (x86)" as just "Program Files" and will not 'see'
"Program Files" (the real one) at all.
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