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Can't install CircuitMaker.

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Installation program can't find setup.lid file. My system is Windows XP 64bit.

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The application will never work in a 64bit environment because it's not compatible with it. It was never developed for 64bit support since the operating systems supported are Windows 95 and Windows NT.

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CircuitMaker and Trax can and do install and work in x64 environments if correctly placed. Windows 2000, Vista, XP, 7 and 8.x do have the capability
of running x86 and x64 applications. Just install under the corresponding folder (C:\Program Files (x86) or even in C:\Program Files -x64- or C:\SysWOW64) and it will run flawlessly. You must run CM in compatibility mode (Win2000), install it as a desktop application (not Metro) in Win 8.x, and you willing to endure a tricky manual uninstall removal. The printer drivers might also be challenging to tweak, but it is feasible.

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