29. February 2012 13:06
One of the awesome new features in Windows 8 (Client) is the built-in support of Hyper-V! This means you can run multiple desktop operating systems without the pain of constantly reinstalling or re-imaging. This is particularly useful if you are like me and always like to try the latest and greatest.
I read the description about the support, and it indicated that your processor needs to support SLAT; that was a new term for me so I dug around and found an easy way to tell.
Here is a link to a TechNet Article that describes how to know!
In the article, it talks about CoreInfo, this is a SysInternals tool (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/cc835722) that provides you with insight as to what virtualization support is supported by your processor (and enabled in the BIOS). After downloading it and running it..
YES! Now I just need to have some downtown to upgrade my desktop to Windows8...