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Is it possible to install vmware on system not inside OS?

I would like to run few Virtual system on my system. I am running MAC, Ubuntu and few other OS using VMware, but I can only load those Virtual Systems, only after I run Vmware in Windows 7, which uses a huge chunk of my hardware. So I am searching for a solution, where I can run Virtual System without running a third party OS.

What are the available solutions for my cause?

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marked as duplicate by Gilles, BinaryMisfit Dec 2 '10 at 7:44

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If you have the hardware for it (a CPU with Intel VT-x or AMD-V) and you don't mind changing your host, you could run KVM with hardware virtualization. The Linux kernel itself acts as the hypervisor, allowing it to run lighter than most other virtualization solutions.

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I have Intel core I7 720Qm, which does support VT-x. BTW, what is hardware virtualization and KVM – Starx Dec 1 '10 at 12:51
Also, What is hypervisor? – Starx Dec 1 '10 at 12:54
SO Kvm is like a OS, I install KVM first and then install windows 7, max, linux later then right – Starx Dec 1 '10 at 13:20

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