A. If you're running a 32-bit OS on a 64-bit platform that has virtualization (Intel VT or AMD-V) enabled in the BIOS, then it's possible to run a 64-bit guest OS with Workstation 7, even if the host OS (the OS installed on the actual hardware) is a 32-bit version. Ideally, however, you'd want to run on a 64-bit host to maximize the performance of the physical and virtual environments.
- Q. Do I need a separate activation key for 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows?
- Q. My PDF files don't preview correctly under 64-bit versions of Windows. How do I fix this?
- Q. If I'm running a 64-bit version of Windows, do I need 64-bit versions of all my applications? Or do I need to use a virtual machine (VM) to run a 32-bit OS?
- Q. What versions of Windows Vista are available in 64-bit editions?
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