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  • Question

  • Several weeks ago I tested WWT 5.0 on a windows 8 surface tablet running windows 8.0. This worked well enough that I decided to buy my own brand new surface tablet, which is also running microsoft 8. However, when I try to install WWT 5.0, I get an error message : "This installation is not supported by this processor type'. It looked like the specs of this tablet should work:

    • NVIDIA Tegra 3 Quad Core CPU/GPU
    • 2GB RAM, 64GB Storage
    • 10.6" Touchscreen (1366x768)
    • Windows 8 RT + Office 2013 RT
    • Upgradeable to Win 8.1 RT

    To my knowledge this was not encountered during the previous installation. How do I fix this? Googling suggests this error is related to a 64bit vs 32bit operating system (I'm running 32bit), but the WWT online documentation says WWT 5 should work on 32 bit.

    Thanks for your help!

    Friday, August 15, 2014 2:15 PM

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  • I'm informed that:

    "The Desktop version of WWT requires an Intel processor and a full version of Windows, which is the one used in the Surface Pro line.  The Surface (without the "Pro") runs Windows RT on the Tegra processor and can't run it."

    Friday, August 15, 2014 5:53 PM