Virtualization is the process of using software to emulate an entire computer, in which "guest" operating systems can run.

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missing enable SVM option in BIOS (amd phenom II X4 960T)

I have AMD Phenom II X4 960T mb: ASUS M5A97 (Socket 942) rev1 OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 It does support virtualization. I found in mb manual, that my bios options should be like this: mb ...
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Hyper-V / Server-Client-Model / Download VM from server to locale machine / VM HUB

I have to realise a solution for a software instruction room. I have the following vision: There are 9 Clients, all of them run Windows 10 Pro with Hyper-V. There is a Server (Win Ser 2016 maybe), ...
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Setup VPN in docker

I am working on connecting docker containers together. I have explored the options provided in docker for networking. Now I want to create a VPN kind of setup to connect docker nodes and containers. ...
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How can I create a subnet that has internet access in Hyper-V in my home lab?

I recently became certified in Net+ and A+ and am studying for my MCITP. I have a virtual lab setup in Hyper-V with static ip's as follows: Server 2012 R2 as Primary Domain Controller. Server 2016 ...
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Personal VDI for different environments

I'm about to reinstall my computer and I'd like to have different self-dependent environments: Android development, .Net development, PHP development, Gaming and stuff, misc, etc. My first option was ...
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VT-X is supported by cpu but not selectable

my computer's bios setting says that vt-x is supported by cpu. but I could not find anywhere to enable it. what's going on?
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RAW disk image and .Img format, Difference?

So I need .img file to use with xen hypervisor. Currently I have a vmdk disk image of my current installation. It seems qemu can convert from vmdk to raw disk image, and as far as I read, .img file is ...
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Best software dev practices/advice for Unix guy on Windows [on hold]

I've been developing on Linux/OSX for years and now I've been tasked with using Visual Studio on Windows (which is running on Parallels on my Mac). I'm having serious separation anxiety without Bash, ...
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How to hide from a program that it is running on a virtual machine?

Some software contains tests to see if they are running on a virtual machine. It's very unpleasant to see alert messages such as "Sorry, this application cannot run under a Virtual Machine." and have ...
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Virtualbox, how to force a specific CPU to the guest

I have a XP guest in VirtualBox, windows 8 host. The guest shows the processor transparently same as the host (i5 2500k). However most of the installers don't recognize this processors and fail to ...
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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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detect host machine cpu type

Support I'm running a VMWARE virtual machine (Called Machine A) on a host server which we call it B. I want to know are there any methods that applications/users inside A (the VM) can detect CPU type/...
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VNC via VPN in a VM

Yea you read that correctly... What I want to achieve is the following: Have a lightweight VM running which VPNs into my work network... And then run a VNC session on my local machine that tunnels ...
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Connect Physical NIC to ESXi Distributed Port Group

I have a Virtual Distributed Switch set up to create a series of layer 2 networks. Each of these networks is implemented as a VLAN and Distributed Port Group on the VDS. What I would like to do is ...
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Running virtual machines on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core

The Server Core installation option for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system provides a minimal environment for running specific server. I want to run a minimal linux build Virtual ...
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VMWare Player for Xen

What is the parallel of VMWare Player in the Xen line of products? I.e. what do I need to run a virtual machine inside my laptop or desktop computer?
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Using several IDEs .. Virtual machine or no VM

I'm using a bunch of debuggers, IDEs. They install a huge load of software on the PC and some of them also runs as service (I could write a batch file for this though). When I try to uninstall them, ...
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Enabling Intel virtualization support in BIOS makes my VMware VMs unusable

I had the bright idea to install Windows XP Mode in order to try to solve this problem from yesterday. It seemed to work nicely, but as part of the new Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode installation, I ...
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Virtualized OSX can't see iPhone device

I've been running a VM with OSX for a while now while developing for iOS using an iPhone device. Everything was working fine until the update to El Capitan. Since the update, the iPhone is no longer ...
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Parallels vs Vmware Fusion for running Windows on Mac OS X

Has anyone used both of these? Is one clearly superior to the other? I notice they are the same price. Any pros and cons?
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Share virtual machine images between multiple computers

I am in the process of setting up a development environment for a new project and wondered about the theoretical possibility of my ideal set up. I would like to use virtual machines in order to make ...
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Unable to load a required virtual machine component and it's not KB3045999 fault

This is known issue that is caused by KB3045999: The application was unable to load a required virtual machine component. Please contact the publisher of this application for more information....
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Is it possible to run Mac OS X in a virtual machine?

I'd love to be able to try Mac OS X in a VM, preferable on something shiny and new like KVM for linux. I'm a Linux and Windows person, but I would like to try out Mac OS X without ...
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Win2k8R2 + Hyper-V + MacPro = Virtualized OSX Allowed?

I have an older (2007 or 2008 I think) Mac Pro. Its a Dual Dual Xeon 2.6 with 12GB RAM. I installed Windows 2008 R2 Server on it with HyperV. Apple have something in their license that specifies OSX ...
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How can I know if a computer supports hardware-assisted virtualization before I purchase the computer?

I'm an iPhone programmer who is no longer in possession of a personal Mac computer on which to use XCode. I have two Windows desktops, and I would like to run OS X in VMWare rather than purchase Apple'...
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CPU-Z does not recognize the support of VT-x in Windows 10?

My CPU does support VT-x. In Windows 7 before when I run CPU-Z it showed the VT-x in the Instructions list. But now after I upgraded to Windows 10, when I run CPU-Z it does not show VT-x in the ...
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What does it mean if an enterprise is “entirely virtualized”?

If someone on the IT staff of an enterprise describes their company as "entirely virtualized", what exactly does that mean? (In reference to the workstations) Does it mean that instead of each PC in ...
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VMWare Shared Storage not Syncing File Changes

So, I am experimenting with a couple VM's. Both are fresh Ubuntu 16.04 installs, no updates, no vmware tools. Both are able to read and write to this SharedTest.vmdk, while both are running. What I ...
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Cannot create a virtual machine on Fedora: Activation of org.freedesktop.machine1 timed out

I am trying to create a new VM within Fedora using virt-manager. However, I get the following error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/virt-manager/virtManager/asyncjob.py", line ...
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What features should I look for in a laptop for virtualization-heavy workloads?

I do most of my development in VMware Workstation (version 7 at the moment). Unfortunately, on my laptop with 4 GB of RAM, an OCZ Vertex 2 240 GB, and a Core 2 Duo T9550 (2.66 GHz) does ...
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ipaddress of my VM doesn't look correct

I am trying to setup metasploitable in a Virtualbox VM. My impression is, that once Virtualbox is set up to work in host-only adapter mode, the VMs should follow the networking settings defined in the ...
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Can an Intel Core M (Skylake) without vPro run virtual machines?

I plan to buy a machine powered by Core m3-6Y30 (and 8 GB of RAM). I'm aware that this is a weak CPU, but I suppose it should be enough to run a single Ubuntu Virtual Machine. I plan to use Virtual ...
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VMware workstation windows host shared folders issue

My laptop is a Linux mint powered host and a windows 8 guest via VMware Workstation. Yesterday, I get the bad and stupid idea to upgrade my windows 8 to windows 8.1 final release, using the Installer ...
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Mac OS X Server 10.6.6 “disables” CPU in VMware Fusion

I installed Mac OS X Server 10.6.0 in VMWare Fusion the other night and it worked perfectly, until I ran Software Update. I upgraded to 10.6.6 through the combo updater, and now when I start the VM it ...
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About Eucalyptus Virtualization Support

I am having hp 540 notebook with processor core 2 duo. I have installed CLC,CC,SC and Walrus runs fine when I try to run NC, I get error "Not virtualization enabled" means my laptop does not support ...
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Is there a way to virtualize Mac OSX in Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OSX within Windows Virtual PC? I have heard rumors that there is a way to run Mac OSX Server in a Virtual Machine in windows. I know this is not exactly Legal....
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What's the performance impact of a virtual machine NOT running?

Question What is the performance impact on Mac OS X, 10.6 specifically, with VMware Fusion or Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac when the virtual machine is not running? Stated another way, does installing ...
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Best virtualization solution for running Linux under Mac OS X?

I'd like to run a virtualized Ubuntu instance under Mac OS X (10.6). I've used VirtualBox in the past, but am looking for something that will be faster, and don't mind paying for either Parallels ...
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QEMU/KVM: USB3 passthrough to FreeBSD

I'm making my first steps in FreeBSD, so please excuse any possible "linuxism". My goal is to run FreeBSD 10.2 inside virtual machine with QEMU/KVM and allow USB3 network card passthrough from the ...
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One Xeon E5-2620 or two Xeon E5-2407 for simple virtualization tasks? [closed]

i'm configuring our first real server on Dell website and i don't know if i should choose one processor (2620) or two (2407). The server will run XenServer with 5 o 6 VMs (Debian and Windows) with ...
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Can someone explain what is the difference VMware vCenter and VMware vSphere to me?

We are currently looking to implement a Geo Spatial Infrastructure (see below) that will include a number of servers and we are planning to run each server on a different virtual machine. At the very ...
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KVM not working on CPU supporting VT-x

I got a hp xw4400 workstation pc which is fairly old. As the pc shall not yet be retired I'd like to use it for some light virtualization using QEMU / KVM. The pc is currently running Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Can a VM be displayed on a monitor that is not used by the host?

I am using VirtualBox to virtualize an Ubuntu VM on a Windows host. I have 3 monitors but the host can only use 2 of them at the same time. However, it recognizes the third monitor. Can a VM be ...
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Pinging between two different vm's with different subnet on same host

I am running a windows machine and i am running virtualbox on it I have two VM's for cent os. I want the two VM's to ping each other but they should have different subnets. I am not really sure how ...
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64-bit or 32-bit guest for a 64-bit host ? (VMware)

So, here is my all-timer question. Never seen a total answer to it, so please guys, help me out. I have an Intel Core i7 CPU with every hardware stuff enabled (except hyper-threading). My OS is a ...
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compatible applications for vmware thinapp [closed]

compatible applications for vmware thinapp? For windows 7 or xp
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How to launch VMWare Server?

I'm feeling really dumb asking this, but VMWare Server has stumped me. I've installed VWware Server 2.02 on Windows Vista. I want to install XP in a virtual machine. All instructions start with '...
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Dual-monitor VPC/VMware

If there was a feature request for Virtual PC or VMWare, it would be dual-monitor support. Why hasn't this been done?
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Virtualized OSX : Hard drive not appear

Using VMWare Workstation Pro (12.1.1) I already install Mac OSX (El Captain) the same way witout any problem. But now I try to install the latest release the same way. The problem is after select the ...
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How to bring data to Linux, currently it's on Windows machine.. (both Hyper-V guests)

I'm learning my way through couple different things at a time. Linux(no GUI) is new to me, Hyper-V is new to me.. I have 2 VMs. One running Windows Server 2012(WVM), another running CentOS7(LVM). I ...