On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 10:30 PM, Craig Rodrigues <rodr...@crodrigues.org>wrote:
> After exchanging a few e-mails with Bernard, I think I understand the > problem. > According to the VirtualBox manual: > > http://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch03.html#intro-64bitguests > > The CPU needs to support hardware-assisted virtualization in order for > VirtualBox to support 64-bit guests. > Without the CPU support, VirtualBox cannot do it. I double checked > this with CoreInfo.exe from Windows Sysinternals utilities, > and also from the Intel data sheet for my CPU: > > http://ark.intel.com/products/30787 > (VT-x option not supported) > > > I will use QEMU under Windows until I can get a better machine. :) > I believe a Windows 7 product key will activate either 32 or 64 install, so unless you have a specific reason to install 64 bit then you are likely better using 32 anyway. 32 bit OS's and apps use less memory than their corresponding 64 bit counterparts. -- Adam Vande More _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"