To use 64- bit guest support on a 32- bit host OS, you must select a 64- bit OS for the particular VM. This situation is going to be very rare but will be useful if you are under this circumstances. The system will only run on either an XP or Windows 7 32 bit laptop but it will run on a virtual machine.
When I create a new virtual machine try to install 64- bit Windows 7 on that VM I get " this CPU is not compatible with 64- bit. Since supporting 64 bits on 32- bit hosts incurs additional overhead, Oracle VM VirtualBox only enables this support only upon explicit request. For information about how to install any of these guest operating systems on a virtual machine, see the Windows Virtual PC documentation. Microsoft provides support for technical issues with the Windows Virtual PC program, regardless of the installed guest operating system. Windows virtual pc support 64 bit guest os. No version of VPC supports 64- bit guest OS. I' m running Windows Virtual PC ( RC) on a Windows 7 ( RTM) 64- bit host. For 64- bit Windows guest operating systems whether guest customization is automatic , 64- Bit Support provides the virtual machine version , Microsoft Windows Guest Operating System Support manual.
Sorry to tell you but Virtual PC does not support 64- bit guest operating systems. I therefore intend to run it on a 10" 64 bit Asus Notebook running on Windows 10 Home Edition.
Is it possible to have 64 bit guest OSes run in Virtual PC RC on Windows 7? I tried to install a Windows 7x64 Ultimate guest in Virtual PC, on a host PC running Windows 7x64, but got the following.
Please ignore these posts of mine. I have found the answer elsewhere.