Q. Can I move a virtual machine (VM) from an Intel box to an AMD box, and vice-versa?

A. You can't move a VM between different CPUs using online migration technologies like Quick Migration and Live Migration. However, if you shut down the VM and start it on a new host with a different processor, there isn't a problem. There are no Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) problems related to different processors.

Related Reading:



Check out hundreds more useful Q&As like this in John Savill's FAQ for Windows. Also, watch instructional videos made by John at ITTV.net.
Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish