Golang : Fix go.exe is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running



Tags : golang windows-installer 32-bit 64-bit not-compatible

Problem: You just installed the default binary download of Golang for Windows and when you attempt to execute go.exe binary you get this error message:

This version of C:\Go\bin\go.exe is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information and then contact the software publisher.

What's going on?

Solution:

Be default, the Golang installer binary that gets automatically downloaded is for Windows 64-bit version and the Windows version that you're using is 32-bit. To fix this problem, simply head over to https://golang.org/dl/ and select the 32-bit installer version with windows-386 tags such as go1.7.1.windows-386.msi instead of go1.7.1.windows-amd64.msi

  See also : Uninstall Go from Mac



Tags : golang windows-installer 32-bit 64-bit not-compatible

By Adam Ng

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