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Converting a 32 bit to a 64 bit VM in Vsphere?

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Hi,

Some time ago I defined a Windows Server 2003 VM in Vsphere 4.1 and chose the default options.  One of those probably was using a 32 bit vCPU.  I wanted to upgrade that VM to Windows Server 2008 but the upgrade blue screened on me.  Not sure, but I suspect it is looking for the 64 bit instruction set and can't see it.

Is there a way to determine if this VM is defined as 32 bit only, and if so, is there a way to 'upgrade' the cpu to 64 bit?

Thanks much!

--Ben
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