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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...