To get a trial key
fill out the form below
Team license
Enterprise license
** By clicking this button you agree to our Privacy Policy statement

Request our prices
New License
License Renewal
--Select currency--
USD
EUR
RUB
* By clicking this button you agree to our Privacy Policy statement

Free PVS-Studio license for Microsoft MVP specialists
** By clicking this button you agree to our Privacy Policy statement

To get the licence for your open-source project, please fill out this form
** By clicking this button you agree to our Privacy Policy statement

I am interested to try it on the platforms:
** By clicking this button you agree to our Privacy Policy statement

Message submitted.

Your message has been sent. We will email you at


If you haven't received our response, please do the following:
check your Spam/Junk folder and click the "Not Spam" button for our message.
This way, you won't miss messages from our team in the future.

>
>
Where is the 64-bit compiler in Visual …

Where is the 64-bit compiler in Visual Studio?

Jan 23 2012
Author:

There are a lot of questions concerning the problem of being unable to create the 64-bit configuration of a project in Visual Studio, or, compile an existing 64-bit project. Almost always, this problem arises from the absence of the 64-bit compiler.

There are two reasons why the 64-bit compiler is missing:

  • You are using the Visual Studio Express version, which lacks the 64-bit compiler. In this case you should get a corresponding edition of Visual Studio.
  • The option of installing the 64-bit compiler was disabled by default when installing Visual Studio 2005/2008 (Figure 1). It is most likely that you have not enabled the "X64 Compilers and Tools" check box during installation. If so, launch the installer and install the missing items.
k0006_64_bit_compiler_Visual_Studio/image1.png

Figure 1 - The 64-bit compiler is disabled before the installation

References

Latest articles:

Poll:

Popular related articles
macOS 10.15 no longer supports 32-bit apps. What can you do?

Date: Oct 15 2019

Author: Sergey Khrenov

On October 7, 2019, Apple released a new version of its Mac operating system, macOS Catalina. Version 10.15 contains many changes and improvements. One of the significant is the complete phasing out …
If the coding bug is banal, it doesn't mean it's not crucial

Date: Apr 19 2017

Author: Andrey Karpov

Spreading the word about PVS-Studio static analyzer, we usually write articles for programmers. However, some things are seen by programmers quite one-sided. That is why there are project managers wh…
Detecting Overflows of 32-Bit Variables in Long Loops in 64-Bit Programs

Date: Mar 22 2016

Author: Andrey Karpov

One of the problems that 64-bit software developers have to face is overflows of 32-bit variables in very long loops. PVS-Studio code analyzer is very good at catching issues of this type (see the Vi…
Is it possible to run 64-bit applications in a 32-bit OS?

Date: Dec 08 2015

Author: Andrey Karpov

Nowadays 64-bit operating systems are very widespread. But 32-bit OS are still present on the market, in quite obvious quantities. A lot of modern program tools are developed to be run only in 64-bit…
How to Port a 9 Million Code Line Project to 64 bits?

Date: Aug 03 2015

Author: Evgenii Ryzhkov, Ilya Ivanov

Our team has recently finished porting one pretty large project (9 million code lines, 300 Mbytes of source files) to the 64-bit platform. It took us one year and a half. Although we are not permitte…

Comments (0)

Next comments
Unicorn with delicious cookie
Our website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience.
Accept