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I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 to run in VirtualBox alongside my Win7 64bit OS, without having to dual-boot.
I added the 64-bit Ubuntu iso to my VM, and powered it up so to proceed with the installation, but it prompted me with this error:
This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.
Why does it give me this error, seeing as I have a 64bit processor? Is there a way that I can run Ubuntu via my VM in the first place?