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This virtual machine is configured for 64-bit guest operating systems.

  • #19954

    Hi,

    I am trying to install sandbox on my Dell Laptop. But while booting up guest OS, I get “This virtual machine is configured for 64-bit guest operating systems. However, 64-bit operation is not possible.” error.

    My PC configuration is as follows :

    Processor : Intel Core 2 duo 2.13GHz
    RAM : 4 GB
    OS : 64 bit Windows 7

    I am using VMWare workstation 8.0

    This sandbox thing wont work on this configuration also or what? Can I get 32 bit version of this sandbox?

    Request someone to please shed some light on this thing…

    thanks

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  • #19959
    Seth Lyubich
    Moderator

    Hi Chandrashekhar,

    This issue most likely caused because virtualization technology is not enabled in your BIOS. Pleaser try the following:

    – Restart you computer and enter BIOS
    – Move to “system Configuration”
    – Change the value of Virtualization Technology to enabled

    Hope this helps,

    Thanks,
    Seth

    #20006

    Hi Seth,

    Thanks for your reply. I tried those steps but there’s no “Virtualization Technology” option in BIOS settings of my machine.

    Is there any other way out?

    #20138
    Cheryle Custer
    Moderator

    Hi Chandrashekhar,

    You may want to check with your company’s IT department — some companies have disabled virtualization as a corporate standard. Without the BIOS being enabled for virtualization, you will not be able to use the Sandbox.

    Regards,

    Cheryle

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