[SATLUG] VMWare & CPU question

Samuel Leon leon36 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 09:50:23 CST 2007

Alex Bartonek wrote:
> I have a AMD XP 2800 cpu and am running VMWare 5.x (I
> forget the actual version)..  At any rate I tried
> installing Adobe Encore DVD on a XP session (I know..I
> can hear jaws dropping, everything coming to a stop
> etc etc).. but Adobe's installer says I have to have a
> CPU that supports SSE2 instruction.  Does VMWare
> utilize what my true CPU supports or does it only
> support a certain subset of cpu instructions?  I
> thought my CPU did SSE2.
> -Alex
Are you talking about an AMD Athlon XP cpu?  Those only support sse and 
not sse2.


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