What Is the SysWOW64 Folder For?

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    On a Windows 64bit machine, there’s a SysWOW64 folder. The SysWOW64 folder is used by Windows to store 32 bit compatible system files, which are used to run 32 bit applications. This is why 64 bit Windows can run both 64 and 32 bit applications.

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