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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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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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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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VirtualBox 64-bit guest

I'm trying to install Ubuntu (64 bit) as a guest operating system in VirtualBox. My setup is an Intel i3 machine with Windows 7 (64 bit) and VirtualBox 4.3.4r91027 (latest version). I went through the ...
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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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VT-x is Enabled, but is not operational ? Winows 8 unable to run 64-bit virtual machine

Vt-x is Enabled in Bios and it shows working in Intel Processor identification utility. but I'm not able to run 64-bit Guest OS on both VirtualBox & VMware Workstation. Virtual Box says ...
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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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How can I remove BIOS unknown password on HP 620 laptop

While installing a new virtual machine (Windows Server 2008 R2 x64) I got a message saying : This virtual machine is configured for 64-bit guest operating systems. However, 64-bit operation is not ...
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1answer
184 views

VT is on, Virtual PC still says I cannot virtualize 64-bit

I am having a tough time with my ASUS motherboard's BIOS at the moment, saying that Intel's Virtualisation Technology is on, even though Virtual PC is saying I cannot use a 64-bit ISO containing ...
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2answers
175 views

How to enable amd-v from command line?

Is it possible to enable AMD-V feature from command line? I've a Phenom II X4 laptop and I forget the bios password, hence looking for alter solution.
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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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Virtual Machines (ESXi): Should I use 32-bit or 64-bit guest operating systems?

I'm running a "small" test/development virtualization server (running VMware ESXi 5.0) with the following specs: Intel Xeon E3-1230 (3.2 GHz) 32 GB RAM OS: VMware ESXi 5.0 (64-bit) Almost all of my ...
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1answer
360 views

Running hardware with only 32bit drivers in 64bit windows

Recently we had to upgrade a system to handle added HD IP cameras. This upgrade involved an entirely new computer build with the exception of a rather pricey Geovision DVR (PCI/GV1480 series). ...
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Can Raspberry Pi OS images be run under Windows 7 64 bit?

I've ordered a Raspberry Pi, but I'm on a long lead time and I'd like to start playing today! I've downloaded the disc image, tried to boot it in Windows 7 Virtual PC and it doesn't work. Of course, ...
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1answer
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How to fix 0x7b error on virtual PC, converted from 64bit Windows 7 with disk2vhd?

I have converted my machine using disk2vhd and tried to boot it up in Virtual PC and I got a BSOD with 0x7b error the physicial disk is a SATA SSD and a Lenovo x201s laptop. I actually tried with ...
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Virtualizing a 32 bit guest on a 64 bit os

So I was wondering if anybody knew if there was any performance issues with virtualizing a 32 bit os, in my case 32 bit windows 7, on a 64 bit os, mac osX lion. I remember reading that running 32 bit ...
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1answer
567 views

AMD bulldozer on XEN server [closed]

I'm planning to setup an home server for testing purposes, therefore I going to need a lot of power, and I was wondering if Xen Server supports the new AMD Bulldozer architecture(which has 8 physical ...
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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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536 views

Linux: 64-bit, 32-bit hybrid + virtualization?

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu on my laptop. The laptop's CPU does not support hardware virtualization. I'm using VMWare Player to allow use of my Linux partition (the same one that also runs ...
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Hardware / Software Preconditions to run/install a 64-Bit guest

I just need to install Windows 2008 64-Bit on a virtual machine. How to? Do I need a special type of processor? Do I need a "special" hypervisor? Actually installation fails on startup with the ...
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Windows 7 with Microsoft Virtual PC: how to copy .vmc and .vhd to hard drive?

I have a Microsoft Virtual PC running Windows 2003. I intend to copy over the .vmc(Configuration file) and .vhd (Hard Disk file) to my Windows 7 laptop. What do I need to do to run the Virtual PC in ...
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1answer
567 views

64-bit guest OS on 32-bit host OS => usable RAM?

I've read that you can run a 64-bit guest OS on a 32-bit host OS through virtualisation (Hyper-V or sth. similar). How much RAM can the guest OS use/allocate in this case? (assuming 4GB+ RAM)
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Please suggest free and reliable alternative(s) to MagicDisc on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-Bit

Suggested alternatives to MagicDisc My issue with MagicDisc (from our internal wiki): Note: When you install and/or run MagicDisc on Windows Server 2008, Windows may display a software ...
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Bare-metal virtualisation for the desktop

What knowledge exists about bare-metal virtualisation products? I'm interested in building a new desktop machine for home. I've been looking at the Intel Quad Core processors and I'd like to put 8 GB ...