Virtual Server 2005 update to run Server 2008 (32 bit only)

Initially unable to use Windows Server 2008 64 bit, because HAV not activated in BIOS of machine.
See –
which leads to
however there is a patch to this which is
Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Update (KB956124)
Download then use a command prompt run as administrator
HAV ? To run 64 bit then on Sony Vaio restart and on boot press F2. On second tab it is possible to turn on Virtual Assistance or something.
If you are running Windows Vista, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, or Windows Server 2008, run the update from an elevated command prompt. To do this, use the following command syntax:

msiexec /p path of .msp file
check version after
However please not this bit of the top website above
Does Virtual Server 2005 support 64-bit processors?

Virtual Server 2005 R2 runs on both 32-bit and 64-bit (x64) host operating systems. It supports both AMD64 and Intel IA-32e/EM64T (x64) processors. Note that Virtual Server 2005 R2 does not support Itanium (IA-64) processors. Earlier versions of Virtual Server run on x64-based hardware provided it is running a 32-bit version of a supported host operating system.

Note that Virtual Server 2005 R2 requires that guest operating systems be 32-bit.


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