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Old 09-07-2016, 03:31 PM   #16
mfoley
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speck: More info: I installed the AMD64.run package on a clean Slackare64 14.2 system. It installed OK, but when I went to create a new Windows 7 VM the only options I have are for 32bit systems. What's up with that? I did not have that problem on the system where I first installed acpica and virtualbox-kernel.
Problems solved! I downloaded and ran the VirtualBox-5.1.4-110228-Linux_amd64.run from the http://www.virtualbox.org site (Downloads > Linux hosts > right-click "AMD64" in 'All Distributions'). I did have to set virtualization in the BIOS in order to permit 64bit WIN7 VMs (my problem quoted above). All I had to do was execute the .run file and reboot (to start the /etc/init.d scripts). The virtualbox .run file has the advantage over the SlackBuilds repository in that it is a more recent version, not to mention easier to install!

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