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I have a server (4 GB RAM, 64-Bit Intel Atom 330 1.6 GHz processor).

The processor doesn't support any kind of virtualization (I looked up the documentation).

Can I still use Xen to make several servers out of it, using virtualization or paravirtualization?

If yes, please also name whether it's virtualization or paravirtualization that's possible.

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Yes you can use Xen.

But you can only use paravirtualization, so that you need a modified guest OS.

Modified Windows guest suitable for paravirtualization are not available, so you can only use Linux guests.

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There is only one version of Windows that has been modified by microsoft that supports the paravirtualization with Xen,it's xp. but you will not be able to find a copy of it.

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So how do you know this to be true :) –  jwbensley Sep 17 '12 at 16:01
    
@mario: Wrong, there is one on thepiratebay.se :) –  WitchCraft Feb 12 '13 at 5:51

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