I wanted to check out the latest Ubuntu release, so I downloaded the following VMWare image:
After extracting the 2 files, I opened
Ubuntu-7.10-server-i386.vmx in VMWare Player. A dialog appeared asking me if I had moved or copied the image opened, so I selected "I copied it".
After which, I received an "error" saying something like "This CPU is VT-Capable but VT is not enabled ...". It appears that even though the image I downloaded was for an i386 machine, it was defined as a 64-bit machine in the vmx file. After the OS loaded, I logged in (ubuntu/ubuntu) and did a shutdown: