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Codec pack: 64bit or 32bit

Discussion in 'Civ2 - Technical Support' started by adamides, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. adamides

    adamides Chieftain

    Jun 4, 2019
    I'm looking to install the CCCP codec pack. I'm running the 64bit version of windows 10. However, as I understand it, isn't civ2 still a 32bit application despite being patched to run on a 64bit OS?

    Does the codec pack flavor correspond with the OS or the applications using it? That is, if I'm running a 32 bit application (like civ2) on a 64 bit OS, do I want to install the 32 or 64 bit flavor of CCCP?
  2. Knighttime

    Knighttime Chieftain

    Sep 20, 2002
    You're correct that Civ2 MGE and TOT are 32-bit applications. I believe that older versions of Civ2 (original release, Conflicts, and Fantastic Worlds) are actually 16-bit applications.

    The following web page seems to say that the codec pack should align with the application, not the operating system.

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