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NO hardware-assisted virtualization for Windows XP Mode

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AS discussed in my previous post, Windows XP Mode no longer requires hardware virtualization technology.

Get the updates at:
KB977206-32Bit systems
KB977206-64Bit systems

Install this update to remove the prerequisites required to run Windows Virtual PC and XP mode. The prerequisites include a processor which supports hardware assisted virtualization (HAV) which is also enabled in the BIOS. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

Full KB
Error message about hardware-assisted virtualization for Windows XP Mode in Windows Virtual PC on a computer that is running Windows 7

Note: In systems without hardware virtualization, Microsoft only supports the use Windows XP SP3 Virtual machines.


Written by IT Core

March 18, 2010 at 5:25 PM

Posted in MS Hotfixes, Virtualization

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