VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby jjstankowicz » 30. Nov 2013, 23:51

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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby dambmw » 24. Dec 2013, 04:14

Got a laptop that can specify more than 1 processor and dekstop that I cannot, below are specifics plus ran intels process id program

1) laptop with i5-3337u processor running win7 64bit pro running virtuabox 4.3.0 r89960
2) Deaktop with i7-3770 processor running win7 64bit ultimate running virtual box 4.3.6-91406

I can run multiple processors on the laptop with i5-3337u and cant on the i7-3770, after reading this post, ran the intel processor id program downlodaed from id and got following results

WORKS=YES laptop with i5-3777u running windows 7 pro sp1 64bit virutal box 4.3.0 r89960

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Intel(R) Processor Identification Utility
Version: 4.75.20130916
Time Stamp: 2013/12/21 06:42:57
Operating System: 6.1-7601-Service Pack 1
Number of processors in system: 1
Current processor: #1
Active cores per processor: 2
Disabled cores per processor: 0
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3337U CPU @ 1.80GHz
Type: 0
Family: 6
Model: 3A
Stepping: 9
Revision: 17
Maximum CPUID Level: D
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 3 MB
Packaging: µPGA/BGA
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep(R) Technology: Yes
MMX(TM): Yes
Intel(R) SSE: Yes
Intel(R) SSE2: Yes
Intel(R) SSE3: Yes
Intel(R) SSE4: Yes
Intel(R) AES-NI: Yes
Intel(R) AVX: Yes
Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel(R) Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel(R) 64 Architecture: Yes
Intel(R) Virtualization Technology: Yes
Intel(R) VT-x with Extended Page Tables: Yes
System Graphics: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000
Expected Processor Frequency: 1.80 GHz
Reported Processor Frequency: 2.49 GHz
Expected System Bus Frequency: 100 MHz
Reported System Bus Frequency: 100 MHz
*************************************************************


WORK=NO deskstop with i7-3770 windows 7 sp1 64bit virual box 4.3.6.91406

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Intel(R) Processor Identification Utility
Version: 4.75.20130916
Time Stamp: 2013/12/21 06:42:57
Operating System: 6.1-7601-Service Pack 1
Number of processors in system: 1
Current processor: #1
Active cores per processor: 4
Disabled cores per processor: 0
Processor Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3770 CPU @ 3.40GHz
Type: 0
Family: 6
Model: 3A
Stepping: 9
Revision: 12
Maximum CPUID Level: D
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 32 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 256 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB
Packaging: LGA1155
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep(R) Technology: Yes
MMX(TM): Yes
Intel(R) SSE: Yes
Intel(R) SSE2: Yes
Intel(R) SSE3: Yes
Intel(R) SSE4: Yes
Intel(R) AES-NI: Yes
Intel(R) AVX: Yes
Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Intel(R) Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel(R) 64 Architecture: Yes
Intel(R) Virtualization Technology: Yes
Intel(R) VT-x with Extended Page Tables: Yes
System Graphics: Add-in Graphics
Expected Processor Frequency: 3.40 GHz
Reported Processor Frequency: 3.69 GHz
Expected System Bus Frequency: 100 MHz
Reported System Bus Frequency: 100 MHz
*************************************************************



Do you guys know anything else I can try, the most powerful machine I have, cant specify more than 1 processor. I loaded 32bit win7 on both as comparisons, any ideas? I got 8gb on laptop and 16gb with twice as many core. The only thing I have done to the desktop is change in the bios so I can run raid 1 on the 2 internal drives, plus it has a 3 slot for a hot spare I have decalred as hot spare due to data one it, so offlined it in disk manament

HELP??!! 8)
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby Perryg » 24. Dec 2013, 04:26

@dambmw,

Post the guests log file ( as an attachment ) from the one that does not work properly.
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby Noble Johnson » 24. Feb 2014, 07:08

Hera is a work around if you installed Gust 64 bit OS without changing Virt settings in the BIOS :

Enable hardware virt settings in BIOS
Go to virtual box installation directory and edit xml file " <Your VirtualHost name>.vbox-prev "
Substitute entry " OSType="Windows7" with "OSType="Windows7 (64 bit)"

On next guest OS startup, it will ask for the correct OS version, select "Windows7 (64 bit) " ( yes, 64-bit version should available now )

It worked for me :)

Thats all.
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby Rhodri » 1. Apr 2014, 02:44

I encountered this problem when installing VB 4.3.10 on a 64 bit version of Windows 7.

The cause was that I did not run the upgrade executable as an Administrator ("Run as Administrator" on right click).

Once I reinstalled (or in this case repaired) it as an Administrator the problem disappeared.
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby Mammut67 » 29. Sep 2014, 17:48

Hi i got this problem.(see the picture)
And also doesn't recognize 64bit
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby mpack » 29. Sep 2014, 18:02

@Mammut67: please don't hijack topics to discuss unrelated matters. Also, when you do post in the correct topic, remember to provide important diagnostic details such as host OS and VirtualBox version number. In your case it looks like a well known problem with 4.3.14 and 4.3.16, and the solution is to revert to 4.3.12, or try the 4.3.17 test build available from this topic.

Unavailability of 64bit VM options would be an unrelated problem. For that you should read FAQ: I have a 64bit host, but can't install 64bit guests.
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby jcespejog » 10. Nov 2014, 09:43

Hello guys My VB 4.3.18 (on windows 7.Pro x64 sp1 host) is no longer supporting 64bits guest systems, First I could create/load 64 bit VM but after I reinstalled VB, 64 bit guest system couldn't load and I realized VB does not allow me to create new 64bit guest system and the previous 64 bit guest system I successfully created was being recognized as 32 bit. please help me on this issue... What is happening? how can this be corrected? why my VB is no longer supporting 64 bits? see bellow some notes about this issue and please let me know if there is something to do to get VB fully functional supporting 64 bits thanks

VB v4.3.18 successfully installed
I was able to successfully create and load a windows 7.Pro-x64 guest (which was named as 'Win7x64_Template')
Since USB was not being recognized on the guest I reinstalled VB v4.3.18 (using 'run as administrator' option)
I tried to load the guest ('Win7x64_Template') but it couldn't load displaying a message loop 'Windows is loading files'. After some research, I realized that it is due VB is not supporting 64bits. Indeed, I could see VB doesn't allow to create 64 bit VM; also the 64 bit VM I previously created ('Win7x64_Template') was not being recognized as 64 bit system but 32 bit. Besides, 'acceleration' options is grayed-out on settings of VM 'Win7x64_Template'
I found on internet that issue w/ 64 bit support is related to Virtualization support on BIOS ('Virtualization technology' option). However, I also found this BIOS option comes deactivated by default and it is not mandatory for 64 bit support (BTW that option was deactivated on my BIOS). Notice 64 bit support issue persist with either 'Virtualization technology' BIOS option activated or deactivated. So, why 64 bit is no longer supported on my VB if I made no changes on HW nor any configuration (like BIOS level) and considering that this was working prety well prior I reinstalled VB?
I am using a laptop proBook 6460b
Per internet article, I tried to downgrade VBox from 4.3.18 to '4.2.18', so I did it and afterwards (with either 'Virtualization technology' BIOS option ativated or deactivated) I could see 64 bit system support was available again, however I couldn't load a 64bit VM ('Win7x64_Template') and an error message pops-up ('VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration has been enabled, but is not operational. Your 64-bit guest will fail to detect a 64-bit CPU and will not be able to boot. Please ensure that you have enabled VT-x/AMD-V properly in the BIOS of your host computer.)|


********** please disregard this post... as the issue was corrected enabling virtualization into the BIOS.... however I don't understand how BIOS parameterwere changed ...
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby mpack » 10. Nov 2014, 13:34

See the link I provided in my previous message, and ignore the random nonsense you may find on other sites. If referring to information on this site, please provide a link.
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Re: VB 4.3 Does not recogize 64 bit [Solved]

Postby hhofkhan » 5. Dec 2014, 15:01

than you very much changed the bios setting work like charm
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