> Is there a difference? What type of programs go in each?
You apparently have the 64-bit version of Windows 7. The "C:\Program
Files" folder and tree is for 64-bit applications, and the "C:\Programs
Files (x86)" folder and tree is for 32-bit applications. The separation
is necessary the applications will often share the same file names
between the 32 and 64-bit editions, but can't use one another's versions
of the files.
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