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

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?


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

By Adam Ng

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