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I have a desktop with "Intel® Core™2 Duo 64bit Processor E8500
(6M Cache, 3.16 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)". Can I install the vmware vsphare 4 in this desktop and test it throughly.
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by:sali79
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I had run my vsphere below that spec so surely it want be any problem.
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it's not officially supported by VMware.

you can try but before you do, go into your BIOS and make sure that you have Intel-VT (virtualisation technology) enabled.

you may find that you will have compatability issues with the motherboard, hard disk controller, and network interfaces.
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by:Luciano Patrão
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Hi

For VMware 4.0 maybe, for 4.1 I don't think so.

And yes the main problem will be the motherboard(and inside controller etc.)

So you can try to install and see if it works.

But you need to have the Intel-VT enabled. If not, you will never install VMware on it. Even the machine is 64bit.

Jail
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by:coolsport00
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Why dont you get Workstation & then install ESX/vCenter within there & test?

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This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program.  See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
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