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Getting 2 processors to work with Virtualbox on Dual-Core Celeron

Getting 2 processors to work with Virtualbox on Dual-Core Celeron

Virtualbox v3.0.4. is going way too slow on one core and the slider is grayed out to disallow me from adding my second processor.

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Guest [Entry]

"The Celeron Dual Core series does not support VT-x extensions on its hardware.

Check the model of your processor against the Intel Processor Spec Finder - it should let you know if your CPU is VT-x capable.

Intel Processor Spec Finder

Also, if your chip does not support VT-x, if I remember correctly, you can only use 1 core, and nothing more.

By the way, you are not going to see a massive speed increase using two cores with an XP VM. I suggest you optimize the guest operating system instead, or giving it more memory."