[vbox-dev] Windows Server 2008 R2 and synthcpu

Klaus Espenlaub klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Thu Mar 24 16:51:38 GMT 2011

On 22.03.2011 21:49, Geoff Nordli wrote:
> Anyone have any luck booting Windows Server 2008 R2 when you have the
> synthetic cpu option set?
> When I try it I get a BSOD with stop code: 0x0000005D.
> This stop code seems to be tied to an unsupported processor.

Microsoft decided a while ago it's cool to trigger a BSOD if the CPU is 
not from one of the usual suspects. Which is the motivation why the 
synthetic CPU feature was frozen in almost completed state.

Not worth spending time on something which doesn't work on the number 
one OS...


> Thanks,
> Geoff
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