Hardware-Virtualization allows one computer to allow emulation of another complete computer by providing hardware-based programs and components

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What does a hypervisor means in the context of virtual machines?

In this Harvard lecture about HTTP and VPS at min 59:00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KuO4r5CHjM the lecturer talks about Virtual Private Servers and Virtual Machines. He said that they are managed ...
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What does overprovisioning mean in the context of virtual machines?

I am watching a lecture from Harvard and it talks briefly of the overprovisioning problem the VPS servers have and I did not meed this term before.
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Trying to enable hardware virtualization in BIOS, but POWER SURGE DETECTED and BIOS reset. ASUS Z97-E

I just bought this computer with ASUS Z97-E motherboard and Intel i7 4790k. I really would like to enable hardware virtualization so I can use install 64-bit OS as my guest machine. The problem is, ...
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2 Slightly Different CPUs, Same Workload, VASTLY different usage?

Machines involved: Whitebox i5-2500k, 32gb, 4xSSd in raid 10 Lenovo TS440 with Xeon 1225v3, 32gb, and 4xSSD in raid 10 Both machines are configured the same software wise. Both machines have a ...
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Does “Intel® Virtualization Technology” provide advantages for a desktop user?

I was reading on virtualization and the associated costs. For servers or people, running VMs, there is apparent an advantage in a CPU with hardware virtualization support. But what about the average ...
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SLAT disappeared after Hyper-V feature is on

So I can't run WP emulator from VS 2015. Hyper-V feature is OFF VS 2015 Emulator can't be started, because Hyper-V is disabled: Coreinfo.exe shows SLAT is there: coreinfo -v Coreinfo v3.31 - ...
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Is my mainboard HAV compatible?

How do I see if my Hardware-Assisted-Virtualization is compatible?
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Virtualization: Performance and practicality as a syncronization solution

I basically want my laptop and desktop to be entirely synced to each other, I was wondering if it is possible to virtualize my laptop to have the same everything as my desktop. I don't know if this is ...
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Mouse movements 90• rotated (Definitely caused by hardware)

My external wifi mouse works fine but when I move it to right the cursor moves to up side and other ways have same issue. I tried it with on windows,Linux OS on my laptop and on windows on my friend's ...
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Can't enable Hyper-V - Error 0x80070057

I'm currently trying to enable Hyper-V on my HP ProBook 450 G2 with Windows 10 Education but I get error code 0x80070057. I already checked the following things: Virtualization is enabled in the ...
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How can multiple Linux distros be run simultaneously & equally resourced on screen in a VM?

What is the easiest and/or best way to run several lightweight Linux OS's simultaneously in separate display windows, in a reconfigurable virtual hardware environment, while (and this is important) ...
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Oracle virtualbox not allowing than one CPU - Hardware virtualization not available

I have the following hardware configuration: Processor: AMD FX-8120 (Zambezi) Board: ASUS M5A88-M OS : Windows 8.1 RAM : 4GB DDR3 I installed Genymotion which created a virtual machine for ...
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Enabling hardware virtualization on ASUS Motherboard disables USB. How to fix?

I have motherboard model: Asus MB P8P67-Pro B3 Revision; LGA1155 and processor Intel Core i7-2600 (LGA1155). The problem I'm having is that when I go into bios to enable Hardware Virtualization for ...
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Windows XP virtual machine in VirtualBox fails to boot after disabling VT-x/AMD-V

I use VirtualBox 4.3.4 and i want to move a "Windows XP base VM" from my PC to my laptop. I have a 64-bit windows 8 in My PC so VirtualBox support CPU Acceleration and Hardware Virtualization. but ...
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Enabling Intel VT-x on Vagrant guest

I'm running OSX Mavericks, and I know hardware virtualization is enabled. I have a debian VM in Vagrant with a virtual CPU that has support for hardware virtualization, but the vmx flag is disabled. ...
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Enable hardware virtualization in windows 7

I'd like to enable the Hardware Virtualization functionnality in my Computer, so download the Securable Tool. When i launched the program i got this result My computer's configurations : I ask: ...
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Virtualize an old MS-DOS machine to VMWare

There is a very old workstation at a power plant running an MS-DOS system based HMI, I need to recover this and I believe the best way is to create a virtual machine from the old physical machine. ...
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AMD-V doesn't work

I need to run a Linux distro (debian) in Virtual machine, but AMD-V just doesn't work. Any idea why? I've tried using Virtualbox and VMware. Virtualization in BIOS is enabled. Here are my specs: ...
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Mac virtualize Windows

I want to develop graphics application with latest OpenGL support. Sadly, my iMac with Mac installed only supports OpenGL 4.1, with Windows in Bootcamp I go up to the latest 4.4 version. However, I ...
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Intel Virtualization Technology not showing up on apparently supported chip

I have a laptop with an Intel i3-3217U CPU which according to the Intel's website supports Vtx, however when I run the Intel Processor Id Utility or Securable it reports that Virtualization Technology ...
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Virtualization not enabled in Windows 8, but enabled in BIOS

I have an i7-2640M processor in a Lenovo T520 laptop with the latest bios. Virtualization is enabled in the bios, and Hyper-V is enabled in Windows 8. Intels CPU tool and Speccy still report that ...
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Free 'no-host OS' virtualization and vm management for desktop

Is there good, robust enough for every-day use, way to setup free hardware-based virtualization which would support at least Windows and Linux and also be supported by some usable, user-freindy and ...
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Enable Hardware Virtualization BIOS - other way?

I have a 2009 Asus Pro55 Series Laptop Computer which I use for School and "other work". In this case, I am wanting to try out Mac OS X or Windows 7 via a Virtual Machine or by Dual Booting. I have ...
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How do I use VirtualBox if my processor does not support Hardware Virtualization?

I just checked, and my processor does not support hardware virtualization: Is there a way to still use VirtualBox even if my processor does not support hardware virtualization? I was planning to ...
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CPU modes and recursive virtualisation

I'm trying to get my head around virtualisation and hypervisors. So the top OS, say Linux, runs in ring 0, with userspace programmes running in ring 3. The user boots up VMware, with Linux running ...
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Hardware that supports Windows Phone 8 development HAV, SLAT, DEP, Hyper-V etc?

I have a Thinkpad T61p which is about 4 years old. It has a Core2 Duo T9300. I upgraded to Windows 8 intending to develop Windows Phone 8 apps. It turns out that the WP8 emulator requireds Hardware ...
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HP Pavilion g7 1012eo installed windows 8, cant turn on hardware virtualization

I have used my hp-pavilion g7 for almost one year. During this time i have developed apps for win7 phone. I never had any problem with the emulator. I recently installed win 8 64bit pro on it to ...
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How do you enable multi-core virtualization in Windows 8 Pro?

I've just got a new Dell Vostro 470 with a quad core (8 threads) i7 3770 and I'm trying to run virtual machines on it, which works fine, except if I want to assign multiple cores to a VM. I've checked ...
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Hardware assisted virtualization on acer aspire 5935g

I would like to make hardware assisted virtualization work on my acer aspire 5935g. But my current configuration has Intel core 2 duo p7450 which doesnt support intel VT technology. I'm wondering ...
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Are there any pros/cons to enabling virtualization on my computer?

If I am not using any virtualization software on my computer, do I gain or lose anything by enabling (or disabling) x86 virtualization?
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Maximum amount of hard drives in 64-bit Linux?

Is there a maximum amount of hard drives that one can connect to a 64-bit linux machine? I'm not concerned with practicality, as my situation involves a VM.
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Can I create a virtual network interface to connect to a real network device?

I have a networked windows pc with 2 network interfaces. The first connects to a lan with ip address 10.1.. The second connects to another lan with ip address 10.2.. Maybe it's a dumb question, ...
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Best virtual machine software for AMD fusion series. (C-50)

I am planning on installing a Windows XP vm on a AMD C-50 processor. Host OS will be windows 7 home premium. What software should I be using? Performance is my greatest concern, as the processor ...
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Do mobile AMD A8 processors support IOMMU/VT-D PCI Passthrough for virtual machines?

I have been looking at laptops lately, and I was wondering if the laptop AMD A8 CPUs support PCI passthrough in Xen Hypervisor or KVM. If they do, which specific CPU model numbers are known to support ...
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Emulate hardware on non-VM machine

Okay, so here is my situation. I have some software which looks for an installed Video Input Card and based on if it finds anything launches 1 of 2 Renderers, one that launches as fullscreen render ...
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How can I enable hardware virtualization when it has been locked in my Dell Vostro 220 PC?

I need help in unlocking my Dell Vostro 220 hardware virtualization. I ran SecurAble and it gave me the results below: 64-bit Maximum Word Length Hardware D.E.P --- YES Hardware ...
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How to enable hardware virtualization on Asus motherboard

I have motherboard model: Asus MB P8Z68-V LX; LGA1155, Intel Z68 and processor Intel Core i7-2600 (LGA1155) Searches on the Internet indicate hardware virtualization should be possible with these ...
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VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration not operational with VirtualBox

I am trying to install OS X with VirtualBox, on my Windows 7 laptop. I see the following error message: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration has been enabled, but is not operational. Certain guests ...
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Does G41 chipset support virtualization?

I'm confused because Wikipedia it clearly says that Intel G41 chipset does NOT support Hardware Virtualization. However, from GA-EP41T-UD3L manual, which has G41, I see that its bios has ...
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Difference between Mac and Windows Host for XP Guest in VirtualBox

Here's the setup: I have an older piece of remote monitoring equipment, known as a Badger. The GUI control software that runs on Windows is a Java app, the CD has a date of 2003 but I think the ...
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Why do PC manufacturers disable advanced CPU features in the BIOS by default?

I've got a Dell Precision T5400 here, and had to go into the BIOS and flip on VT before I was able to run VMs. While I was in there, I found that several other features were disabled (even really ...
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Setting up a bare-metal virtualized system where hypervisor hosts a SW RAID

[I am completely new to running "bare metal" virtualized hardware, so please lead me to TFM, so I can R it.] What I was hoping to do, is to have some kind of bare metal virtualized server setup, but ...
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Remotely connecting a USB device

I need to "remotely" connect a USB device. I need to sync my PDA with my home computer when I only have physical access to my laptop. I am able to use TeamViewer to remotely control the target ...
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Q9550 CPU Not supporting Hardware Virtualization?

According to Intel's Website, my Q9550 processor should support Hardware Virtualization. (It says on the box and many other sources too, so the website isn't wrong). However, according to Microsoft's ...
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Windows Virtual PC, multi-core possible?

I have a PC based on a "Intel i7 975". My OS is "Win7 Ultimate 64bit", and I have installed "Windows Virtual PC" + "XP Mode". My problem is that only ONE core is virtualized, so, can I virtualize two ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 64-bit in Virtualbox on Mac OS X

I have latest generation Macbook Pro 7.1 (Intel Core 2 Duo) running Mac OS X 10.6.6. I installed Virtuabox 4.0.2 and tried to boot Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit iso. The boot options screen from the live CD ...
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Why is Hardware Assisted Virtualization disabled by default?

Why would vendors by default set hardware assisted virtualization off? I have a Lenovo Thinkpad X201 (64bit) but it seems this is the case with other vendors too. I want to run some virtual machines ...
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Are there any benchmarks showing difference between hardware virtualisation enabled/disabled?

I have a 13" sub-laptop/large-netbook, it has an AMD Athlon Neo X2 L335, and I chose this one because it supports hardware virtualisation. In the end, I hardly do any virtualisation on it, however, ...
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After enabling hardware virtualization, Windows 7 says it's not genuine

I had to enable hardware virtualization to run an IE7 VPC image. For some reason this makes my Windows installation think that it's not genuine. This in turn also makes Microsoft Security Essentials ...
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Virtualization of desktop

I'm thinking about virtualization of my laptop(for educational purposes). My idea is to install very light host OS and have all the rest as virtual machines. Microsoft's Hyper-V Standalone would be ...