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(Solved) - VMware giving error message while installing!!

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  • Started 2 years ago by ATULZGR8
  • Latest reply from Xhi
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I downloaded latest built of VMware Player 4.0.2 and while installing,
Error: VMware Player can not be installed on this computer. VMware Player
requires features that are nor present on your CPU. See the
product release notes for specific hardware and software requirements.

Posted 2 years ago
Posts: 6298

Installation Requirements

When you install Workstation, the installer performs checks to make sure the host system has a processor that meets the following requirements. You cannot install Workstation if the host system does not meet these requirements.

64-bit x86 CPU
LAHF/SAHF support in long mode
You can use CPU-Z or a similar utility to determine if the host system CPU is 64-bit capable. CPU-Z shows EM64T (Intel) or AMD64 (AMD) if the processor is 64-bit capable.

If you plan to install a 64-bit guest operating system in a virtual machine, the host system must have one of the following processors. Workstation will not allow you to install a 64-bit guest operating system if the host system does not have one of these processors.

AMD CPU that has segment-limit support in long mode.
Intel CPU that has VT-x support. VT-x support must be enabled in the host system BIOS. The BIOS settings that must be enabled for VT-x support vary depending on the system vendor. See VMware KB article 1003944 for information on how to determine if VT-x support is enabled.

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