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Windows 7 & Virtual XP Mode

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by gibson1314, May 15, 2009.

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  1. gibson1314

    gibson1314 Thread Starter

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    I am currently testing Windows 7 on a seperate drive and I want to install win7 Virtual XP Mode. Now i have checked my processor and it is capable of virtualisation technology but I can't find a setting on my AM2 motherboard BIOS which I thought would be capable as it's not to old. I have tried emailing abit but have got no response thus far. Anyone know of another way to tell if my motherboard supports this VT mode.

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    AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5400+

    System BIOS : Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG
    Mainboard : AN9 32X series(C51XE-MCP55XE)
    Total Memory : 3GB DDR2-SDRAM
    Video: NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT
     
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    Source; Paul Thurrott's Windows Weekly podcast.

    All modern AMD processors support virtualization.
    Strangely enough though, NOT all Intel processors support it.

    So you should be good to go. I don't think there are any specific settings. Like SSE2 instructions for example, it just supports it or not.
     
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