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I think I should reinstall from scratch first.

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To be honest I am not sure if most of that stuff applies anymore. I think people were using old versions of virtualbox and Ubuntu to do the corehack, but since that doesn't exist anymore I don't see a reason not to install the latest version of whatever Linux you want.
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To be honest I am not sure if most of that stuff applies anymore. I think people were using old versions of virtualbox and Ubuntu to do the corehack, but since that doesn't exist anymore I don't see a reason not to install the latest version of whatever Linux you want.

Ok, I'll try this later today. (I have a slow internet that takes 4 hours to download Ubuntu)
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To be honest I am not sure if most of that stuff applies anymore. I think people were using old versions of virtualbox and Ubuntu to do the corehack, but since that doesn't exist anymore I don't see a reason not to install the latest version of whatever Linux you want.
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Ok, I'll try this later today. (I have a slow internet that takes 4 hours to download Ubuntu)

No, don't do this! You have to use VMWare Player 3.0.0 in order to use all 8 threads (newer versions of VMWare Player won't allow you to use more than 4 cores/threads) and Ubuntu 10.10 is the best one for client v6.34.

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Is it stored in a file somewhere ? or in the terminal itself ?
I think I just found out the reason to the problem:


As for the error you received about the 64bit stuff, check your BIOS settings and make sure you have "Virtualization" enabled. Most MBs come with this disabled and if so, it will not allow you to do a 64bit VM. This may be what is causing the issues. I didn't even think about it until you posted that error.
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No, don't do this! You have to use VMWare Player 3.0.0 in order to use all 8 threads (newer versions of VMWare Player won't allow you to use more than 4 cores/threads) and Ubuntu 10.10 is the best one for client v6.34.

OK thumb.gif
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As for the error you received about the 64bit stuff, check your BIOS settings and make sure you have "Virtualization" enabled. Most MBs come with this disabled and if so, it will not allow you to do a 64bit VM. This may be what is causing the issues. I didn't even think about it until you posted that error.

I noticed that earlier today after installing new cpu cooling (The BIOS reset itself and I forgot to enable it when I was reconfiguring, I Enabled it today and disabled "Trusted Excute Bit")
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OK thumb.gif
I noticed that earlier today after installing new cpu cooling (The BIOS reset itself and I forgot to enable it when I was reconfiguring, I Enabled it today and disabled "Trusted Excute Bit")

OK, that should take care of your VM issue. Try just opening your exhisting VM again and see what it does.
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OK thumb.gif
I noticed that earlier today after installing new cpu cooling (The BIOS reset itself and I forgot to enable it when I was reconfiguring, I Enabled it today and disabled "Trusted Excute Bit")

OK, that should take care of your VM issue. Try just opening your exhisting VM again and see what it does.

It Did !!! wheee.gifwheee.gifwheee.gif

Thank You and +Rep thumb.gif
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He set me up and he does a great job.thumb.gif
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