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Virtual Windows on top of hidden linux

My end goal is to have a machine that is running Linux but automatically starts up a virtualization application (Xen looks the best right now) and boots Windows. At a glance I know this will require ...
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2answers
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MS Virtual PC will not Start a 64 bit Guest [duplicate]

I am running Windows 7, 64 bit. I would like to install Windows 8.1, 64 bit, and have been attempting to use the MS Virtual PC hypervisor. I attached the Windows ISO as the CD drive. It does try to ...
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64-bit Windows guest in VirtualBox impossible without VT-x support?

I have successfully installed Windows Vista 32-bit in a VM with VirtualBox. Now I'm trying to do the same with Windows Vista 64-bit and it just isn't working. I have created the VM but it seems that ...
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virtualbox - Why can't I create a 64-bit virtual machine inside another virtual machine?

I am trying to create a new 64-bit Windows 7 virtual machine inside a 64-bit Debian 7.3.0 instance running in VirtualBox. I am allowed to run 32-bit machines, but I can not create 64-bit machines, as ...
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Error installing Windows 7 64 bit on VirtualBox

So for the 64 bit installation, here is the error I am getting. I tried checking the enable IO APIC and changing the chipset from PIIX3 to ICH9 So with this not working I tried the 32 bit. My ...
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VirtualBox Not Recognizing 64 Bit CPU

I recently had to uninstall VirtualBox and reinstall it for various reasons that are unrelated to the purpose of this post. After reinstalling it, I noticed that the option to create a 64 bit virtual ...
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Small software to run 16-bit apps

I cannot run a small Windows 16-bit app on my 64-bit system. Suggestions I found online involve running the 16-bit app inside a virtual machine, but running a whole OS just to run a small app seems ...
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Why Virtual Box won't give me option to create 64 bits guests?

My host is x64 bits Windows 8.1. I downloaded the latest Virtual Box (4.3) and I'm trying to create a VM with a 64 bits Ubuntu OS (ubuntu-12.04.3-desktop-amd64). When I go to New VM wizard, it ...
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1answer
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VirtualBox 64 bit guest VM stopped working after upgrade

I've been running a Windows Server 2012 VM on a Windows 8 64 bit host using VirtualBox 4.2.18 successfully. After upgrading to VirtualBox 4.3.0, the VM fails to start up because it stated that it does ...
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VMware - Workstation 9

I'm trying to install windows server 2012 on my "VMware 9.0 32 bit app" and it gives me an error that It can not install any 64 bit software I am using a Dell 3521 laptop and I have Windows 8.1 64 ...
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Is there a way to get VirtualBox to work with an Intel 64 bit processor?

I am creating a VMWare VM from my old laptop. Since VMWare Player is not free for me to use at work, I am looking at converting the resulting VM to a VirtualBox VM. (There are several tutorials on ...
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How to convert existing Win7 64 bit to virtual machine?

As I've upgraded from an old disk to a new one and decided to rather re-install the OS than copy an image and drag along all the 'crap' accumulated over the years I thought it would be a good idea to ...
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How to run a minimal Linux inside a running 64-bit Windows 7

On my previous Windows Vista laptop, I used to run Portable Ubuntu Remix for Windows, which is based on coLinux, like the similar andLinux. This worked fairly well with limited system resources (a ...
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Sub-threading a Virtual Machine on Oracle VirtualBox

Salvete! I am running Oracle VirtualBox on my Windows7 x64 machine, and have created a VM running the same (for sharepoint development). I read in this thread that there is a way that you can create ...
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Boot an old Win7 32bit parition from Win7 64bit in VMware workstation

Could anyone help me achieve this, I have tried this answer but had no joy. It just has a black screen with various text such as DCHP xyz ./ culminating in it saying operating system not found. The ...
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Can't find the right Ubuntu Server ISO for VirtualBox

I have been trying all morning to find the right Ubuntu Server (12.04) ISO to use for installing an Ubuntu guest OS on my VBox VM. Here are the relevant stats: Host Machine: AMD 64-bit Host OS: ...
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how to activate Virtualization Technology (VT-x) on asus eee 1015pn laptop?

i have this laptop: http://www.asus.com/Eee/Eee_PC/Eee_PC_1015PN/#specifications its running windows7 32 bit ultimate im trying to run a 64 bit operateing system in virtual box, but it crashes at ...
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Why VirtualBox on 64bit host requires HT for 64bit guest?

The host computer is win64bit. I want to run a 64bit Linux guest. The CPU is AMD 64bit 2-core. I couldn't find HyperThreading or VT, or HT option in the BIOS. VirtualBox version is: 4.18 However, ...
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How to install Windows 8 x64 (preview) on virtual machine without hardware virtualization (VT-x) support?

Just downloaded Windows 8 preview (x64) with VS 2011 and other goodies. My box has an older processor (E4400) which does not support hardware virtualization, hence not allowing me to install x64 ...
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How to run virtual machines on top of Windows 7?

I have a couple of Windows 2000 Virtual machines. The virtual machine built into Windows 7 runs WinXP VMs fine, but anything previous to that...the experience is pretty crappy (for one, integration ...
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What is a good Virtual Machine (VM) for a 64 bit WIndows 7 client

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit and want to run a 64 bit Virtual Machine (VM) as well It looks like the VPC only support 32 bit guest clients. Does anyone have real world experience with a 64 ...
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483 views

Can I run a Windows XP 32 bit programm on a Windows 7 64 bit processor [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install and run 32 bit on 64 bit machine 64-bit 32-bit virtualbox virtual machine
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installation of ubuntu's kernel of 64 bits in a virtual machine VMWare

I need to install avirtual machine using VMware with Ubuntu 64-bit on a real machine of 32 bits, my question is, will be possible to do this successfully? .. maybe the question is silly,but I would ...
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2answers
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Run a 64-bit virtual machine on windows 32 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I Install Windows 7 64 bit on VirtualBox running on Windows 7 32 bit OS ? Hello, I have a PC with a 64 bit processor, but I have Windows 32 bit as operative system. ...
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1answer
319 views

Virtualization Options on Windows 7 for Windows Server 2008 R2

I am running Windows 7 x64. I want to make a Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 virtual machine so I can try out Sharepoint development. I have heard that Hyper-V is not supported on Windows 7. So what is ...
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1answer
283 views

How can I see if my computer can host a 64bit virtual machine?

I'd like to learn how to use Microsoft Forefront. I need a 64Bit machine to do so. How can I check if my computer can host a 64bit virtual machine?
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Can I run a 32bit version of Windows XP in a Virtual Machine, on a 64bit machine running Ubuntu (64bit)

I believe my title is enough.. I have a 64bit Computer running Ubuntu (64bit). Can I run a 32bit version of Windows XP in a Virtual Machine (VirtualBox)?
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Windows 7 amd64 guest in kvm does not have sound

my host system is gentoo amd64, guest system is Windows 7 amd64. the guest system can work, except it does not have sound. I start kvm with -soundhw ac97, QEMU_AUDIO_DRV='alsa', and after I get into ...
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What is a good (free) VM solution for windows 7

The obvious candidates are Virtualbox and Virtual PC. But I have not been paying attention to VM's the last year, have I missed a good alternative?
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4answers
808 views

Can I run Windows 7 64-bit via a VM on a Windows XP 32-bit host?

For reasons beyond my control I will be getting a beefy laptop with room for 8GB RAM and 64-bit OS capable CPUs - but with Windows XP 32-bit. If I upgrade the RAM, Windows XP will only see 2GB ...
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Can Windows Virtual PC run a 64-bit OS?

I'm running Windows Virtual PC (RC) on a Windows 7 (RTM) 64-bit host. When I create a new virtual machine an try to install 64-bit Windows 7 on that VM, I get "this CPU is not compatible with 64-bit ...
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Virtual machine running 64bit from a 32bit system [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I install windows 7 x64 in a VPC where the host is vista x86? Is it possible to install a 64bit OS on a virtual machine program which is running on a 32bit OS? and if ...