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I have a 64 bit Windows Server 2008 machine that I want to run the Cisco Systems VPN Client 5 on.

It will not run because it says it does not support 32 bit. Is there a way to fire this off under 32 bit mode? Is there such a thing as 32 bit mode?

(I know there are similar questions out there, but I read through them and none of them worked for me.)

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Can you explain your situation more detailed? Why did the solutions in serverfault.com/questions/5221/64-bit-cisco-vpn-client-ipsec did not work? –  bytesum Jun 16 '09 at 22:07

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The Cisco VPN client is not compatible with 64 bit version of windows. You must use Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client

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..and the AnyConnect client doesn't work with IPSec VPN, afaik.. Only SSL VPN.. Which is better, but non-backwards compatible.. :-/ –  tplive Oct 6 '09 at 23:01
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The NCP Secure Entry Client will work with an IPSec Cisco VPN. I loaded the beta version (that has windows 7 support) and imported my .pcf and it worked like a charm!!!!

It costs $144! (Hope I can get my boss to spring for it.)

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You can also refer to this entry.

They mentionned the Shrew Soft VPN Client which seems to be good enough to replace the Cisco client.

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