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When I try to install Fedora 16 on VMWare I'm getting the error CPU has been disabled by guest operating system. Any clues?

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You will have to provide much more information for this to be answerable. To start with: which variant and version of VMware, which version and architecture of Fedora 16, what host OS and architecture, where is the error message displayed, and what are the VM settings? –  Michael Kjörling Dec 3 '12 at 10:39

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This is a limitation of older versions of VMware. Upgrade to Workstation 8 or later, or ESXi 5.0 or later.

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