During the installation of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004, the following error occurs: the version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you are using.

Former title: Microsoft Flight Simulator will not install on Windows 7

I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.  I try to install MFS 2004.  The first 3 discs work fine, but when I insert disk 4 to complete the installation, I get the following error message:

"The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you are using.  Check your computer's system information to see if yo need a x 86 (32 bit) or x 64 (64-bit) version of the program and then contact the software publisher. »

I have a Dell Studio 1558

Intel i5 - 520 M

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics card

8 GB RAM DDR3

What can I do?

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Hello

1. which edition of Windows are you using? Is - this edition is 32-bit or 64-bit?
 
 
Given that the game is compatible with Windows 7, I suspect that the conflict can be 32-bit or 64-bit architecture.
The link below shows the compatibility of this game with Windows 7.
 
 
Method 1.
We must ensure that the edition of the game must correspond with the operating system.
If you use 64-bit in this game, you need the 64-bit Windows to install it.
Method 2.
If the above information matching I you recommend to start the computer in clean condition and then try to install the game.
See the article below for instructions on how to start your computer in a clean boot state.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/929135
Note: When the diagnosis is complete, don't forget to reset your computer to normal startup. Follow step 7 in the above article.
 
I hope this helps.

Thank you, and in what concerns:
Shekhar S - Microsoft technical support.

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