Pidgin 2.7.0 and W7 64bit

Daniel Atallah daniel.atallah at
Fri May 14 07:40:54 EDT 2010

On Thursday, May 13, 2010, Harold Ayers <hfayersjr at> wrote:
> I haven't seen any discussions to the contrary, so I will assume that Pidgin is
> able to run on a W7 64bit PC, probably a stupid statement for there is both an a
> XP 64bit and Vista 64bit Windows operating systems.
> My question, I have Pidgin 2.7.0 running on my W7 32bit PC., I want to install
> it on my W7 64bit Laptop. After installing Pidgin, can I copy the .purple directory
> from my W7 32bit to my W7 64bit, and still have Pidgin work as designed
> with all of the Plugins I have installed?

Yes, it should work fine.

> Not that I'm lazy, I just don't want to create those accounts again, or install the
> plugins (I didn't keep a list of which ones were installed, there is probably a way
> to list them, but I digress).

Assuming your plugins were installed to the .purple directory and not
to the Pidgin installation directory, this should work fine too.


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