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Consider the following scenario. You have a Serviced Component complied for any CPU type, and you use a 64-bit installer to register it on a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows. When you try to export this application you will produce an MSI file which can only be installed on another 64-bit system. If you then run the MSI on a 32-bit Windows client, you will receive an error message similar to the following:
This installation package is not supported by this processor type
This behavior is by design. Use one of the following options to work around this behavior:
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=151500)for other considerations.