Few days ago, we blogged step by step guide to install Virtual Windows XP on Windows 7, that requires hardware assisted virtualization.
Since we have got few queries, “How do I check my processor support hardware virtualization or can we install virtual Windows XP on Windows 7? So here is simple way to check it out and get rid of such queries.
Download the software tool called Securable from here. and run this program. This tool does not require any installation so it can be run directly.
It checks basically three features of processors, that covers few aspects:
- Is it 64-bit processor?
- Does the processor support Data Execution Prevention(DEP)?
- Does the processor support Hardware Virtualization? that can be Intel-VT / AMD-V for Intel and AMD processors respectively.