Install .NET 6 on Windows 10 Workstation VM

DA 1 Reputation point
2022-03-25T19:07:34.99+00:00

The error "installation package is not supported by this processor type" is given when trying to install using
dotnet-sdk-6.0.201-win-x64.exe

SYSTEMINFO
OS Name: Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise
OS Version: 10.0.18363 N/A Build 18363
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Member Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
System Manufacturer: VMware, Inc.
System Model: VMware Virtual Platform
System Type: x64-based PC
Processor(s): 2 Processor(s) Installed.
[01]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 0 GenuineIntel ~2494 Mhz
[02]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 85 Stepping 0 GenuineIntel ~2494 Mhz
Total Physical Memory: 16,383 MB

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  1. Bruce (SqlWork.com) 59,046 Reputation points
    2022-03-29T20:09:09.803+00:00

    probably you installed the 32 bit version of windows 10. try the windows x86 installer,

    https://dotnet.microsoft.com/en-us/download/dotnet/6.0

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  2. DA 1 Reputation point
    2022-03-30T19:51:50.657+00:00

    Thanks for the tips but I was able to get it installed using the win-x64 installer exe. I started with runtime 3.1.23 then sdk 6.0.101 and then sdk 6.0.201. Not sure what was initially the problem.

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