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I have a Gateway LX6810-01 with a Intel Core TM2 Quad CPU Q8200 processor. I would like to enable VT-X so I can have 64 bit virutalization but the BIOS has hidden the option. I checked for a BIOS update (its AMI v2.64) and could not find one. Does anyone have any suggestions?

I am running VirtualBox on here but can only have 32 bit images, I would like to have a 64 bit image.

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You mean Q8200? –  KCotreau Jul 19 '11 at 16:52
    
Correct, the Q8200 –  Meyer Denney Jul 19 '11 at 16:58
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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Until you say otherwise, I am going to assume that you are talking about the Q8200.

I have bad news for you: That processor does not have that functionality so you are only going to be able to virtualize 32-bit OS'es. See the matrix linked below:

http://www.intel.com/products/processor/core2quad/specifications.htm

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Thank you for marking the answer even though it was not what you wanted to hear. –  KCotreau Jul 19 '11 at 17:12
    
Of course, I would up vote your answer for quick and accurate response, but I do not have 15 reputation points yet. –  Meyer Denney Jul 19 '11 at 17:44
    
@Meyer Denney Thank you, but I am maxed on upvotes for the day anyway (200 is max). I did upvote your question. –  KCotreau Jul 19 '11 at 18:42
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