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Archive for October 14th, 2010

Windows XP: changing the HAL to support multiple cores (actually: two CPUs)

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/10/14

A while ago, I moved a single CPU Windows XP VM from VMware Workstation to ESXi 4.1 using the standalone VMware vCenter converter.
In ESXi, I increased the CPU count from 1 to 2, and wanting to to for 4 (since  I had been running Windows on a quadcore CPU before).

Well, that turned out to be harder than I thought… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in ESXi4, Power User, Reference, Virtualization, VMware, VMware Converter, Windows, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP | 6 Comments »

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