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when i was going to install VMware player a massage has shown You can not install a system with KVM enable. My processor is amd phenom ii x6 1100t. so how can i disable KVM on my system.

I am actually a new in Linux world. sorry for my bad English and thanks in advance.

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Take a look at KVM/FAQ – Mitch Nov 9 '13 at 12:39

Unload the module. Type,


to see where it is loaded.

mine was,

kvm_intel             143109  0 
kvm                   451552  1 kvm_intel

so I did,

sudo rmmod kvm_intel kvm

and then the installer worked.

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