Bit mode support for Packaging Utility

Packaging Utility is available in 64-bit mode for specific platforms.

To review the system requirements information to determine the platforms supported for 64-bit mode, see the System Requirements technical document.

Table 1. Bit mode version to use when you install or update Packaging Utility
Operating system bit mode Packaging group bit mode Install Update Comment
32-bit 32-bit Install the 32-bit version of Packaging Utility. Update Packaging Utility by using the 32-bit version of Packaging Utility. You cannot install a 64-bit package on a 32-bit operating system.
64-bit 32-bit Install the 32-bit version of Packaging Utility. Update Packaging Utility by using the 32-bit version of Packaging Utility. You cannot install a 64-bit package in to a 32-bit package group.
64-bit Install the 64-bit version of Packaging Utility. Update Packaging Utility by using the 64-bit version of Packaging Utility.

You cannot update a 32-bit version of Packaging Utility to a 64-bit version. You must uninstall the 32-bit version, and then install the 64-bit version. You can use the -reinstallIM option for the Installation Manager command line to reinstall.

You cannot install a 32-bit package in to a 64-bit package group.

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