Windows Server 2012 automatically reboot or fails with a blue screen on vSphere 4.0.
To workaround, make the following changes:
- Power Down Virtual Machine
- Right on the VM and go to ‘Edit Settings’
- Click on the ‘Options’ tab
- Select ‘CPUID Mask’ under Advanced
- Under the Register column, locate the edx register under Lebel 80000001.
- Paste the following into the Value field
- Click OK