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I am trying to install Ubuntu in Oracle virtualbox on a windows 64 bit host.

I get a message that I am using a i686 CPU (32 bits), where kernel requires an x86-64CPU.

My computer settings is exactly x86-64 CPU, so why does the boot menu claim I am using i686?

The version I am trying to install is Ubuntu latest features,Ubuntu 13.04, 64 bits.

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Can you add the precise error message? Also check the settings of virtual box to confirm that vbox is set to a 64 bit CPU. –  Hennes May 14 '13 at 15:57
    
see my answer there for a possible soultion: askubuntu.com/questions/128830/… –  Takkat May 14 '13 at 19:14
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