VT-x is a x86 processor extension specific to Intel microprocessors, It provides hardware acceleration to common virtualized tasks.

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VT-x is enabled, but it's not detected as such

I preemptively reinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64 recently, but I lost the ability to use VT-x in the process. Namely, I was trying to get HAXM to work, but I will surely need it later for VirtualBox. ...
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VT-x error when setting up VirtualBox on Ubuntu

I have tried to setup VirtualBox on Ubuntu, but I get this error even though Intel virtualization technology (VT-x) is set to Yes in the BIOS: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine ...
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Does VMWare workstation 10 support VT-X passthrough and if so, how can I enable it? [closed]

I want to run Cuckoo inside a VMWare Workstation virtual machine together with Virtual Box (also running within a virtual machine). Is there a way to enable VT-X passthrough so Virtual Box can also ...
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Hyper-V enable vt-x for guest in guest

Is it possible to enable vt-x for a Hyper-V guest? I need to run a 64 bit guest inside of a 64 bit guest.
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What is VT-x? Why it is not enabled in few machine by default

While installing Virtual machine I am getting error that VT-x is not enabled so I am not able to continue install Virtual OS. So What is VT-x? How to enable it? By enabling will cause performance ...
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VT-x enabled in BIOS, but disabled in Windows 7

I've been running VMWare Workstation 11, with 32 & 64-bit guests just fine but I haven't run in in a few months. I tried starting it up again and I get: Blockquote Binary translation is ...
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VT-x on 4790 on H97-D3H-CF

I am trying to enable VT-x on a 4790 CPU and a H97-D3H-CF mainboard to be able to run virtualbox/vagrant. The Intel Processor Identification Utility lists "Intel(R) Virtualization Technology: No". I ...
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Does VT-x really need bios support?

I have an old laptop with Core Duo (not Core 2). The CPU supports VT-x but the bios doesn't. (And never, no more BIOS update) Does VT-x really need BIOS support? Can we do it with a Linux kernel ...
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How to enable VT-x and reach BIOS settings [duplicate]

I need to enable my Virtualization feature on my laptop because of using the android studio emulator. The only trouble is that i don't know where to go to enable it. I heard hat I had to go to my BIOS ...
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VT-x Enabling (turn ON) on Intel i-7 Dual Core Windows 7

How do you enable CPU Virtualization on a Windows 7 Intel i7 Multi-Core machine? I checked and it reported that machine VT-x is supported. I am getting this error message when I try to start the VM: ...
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Any benefits of VT-x for 32bit guest?

I am going to be deploying a network of 32bit guest systems. I will be running one core per VM (but multiple VMs per host), memory usage is low (<512MB per guest). Is there any benefit (or even ...
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Intel Virtualization Technology and VT-X won't work in Windows 8.1

I am trying to run an x86 Android Virtual Device using Intel Virtualization Technology and VT-X. These features are required for the emulator to run correctly. However, I can't seem to get it to work. ...
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USB 2.0 not working when VT-x is enabled

The problem I have is that when I enable Intel Virtualization Technology (or VT-x) in my BIOS, it makes my USB 2.0 ports not work. The USB 3 ports, on the other hand, are working. This is happening ...
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Cannot run VirtualBox after crash, acceleration not available

I know that has a lot of topic like this, I've tried them a lot as well but my problem is not solved. My laptop has Core i3 and I used to use VBox just a few days before. When RAM got up to 99% my ...
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Why Acer hid Vt-x?

Can anyone give me good logical reason why would acer hid Vt-x even if the laptop processor supports it. I paid good money for my acer laptop and yet they hidden probably one of the most important ...
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I cannot find my VT-X in my BIOS

I currently using an Acer Aspire 5742G Laptop. It has an I3 processing core and according to intel, it supports virtualization. However, i was suppose to enable it right now for my android emulator ...
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Intel VT-x not working on Lenovo z510

I wanted use my Lenovo z510 to test the new android lollipop using HAXM, but while installing it said that I have no VT-x technology. The product page says that my processor(intel pentium 3550m @ 2.30 ...
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Running boot2docker within a Windows 7 64Bit Virtual Machine?

For a project my team is trying to set up a test/development environment including programs and services like different database-system as well as docker. To guarantee a working environment, we have ...
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How to activate VT-x on a Acer Aspire E1-571G?

How to activate the hardware virtualization an this laptop if on the BIOS i don't have any options...It's very simplified ( the only tabs on the BIOs are those: I searched and the processor ...
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VT-x on Asus B85M-E motherboard

I have moved from Intel motherboard to new Asus B85M-E one. Now I'm trying to run my old virtual machines I have installed on Intel motherboard and can't run 64 bits systems. While running Linux ...
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Start 32 bit Windows on Virtualbox without VT-X

Since my main PC went down, I swapped my HDD to an old PC that doesn't support VT-X at all, while the broken one does. The problem is, my guest is a 32 bit Windows 7 that doesn't want to start ...
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How to enable VT-x on ASUS K53SV?

I'm trying to install Intel HAXM (Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager). However, during installation, I get an error saying that VT-x is not enabled. As you can see, the image below proves the ...
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Virtual Box VT-x

I have an Intel I5 processor and an Asus B85M-E motherboard. The only setting in the BIOS concerning VT-x says "Enabled". I am running the 64 bit version of Windows 7. But Virtual Box says that VT-x ...
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How to run virtual machine when my processor does not support virtualization?

I am using Windows XP 32-bit and have an Intel Pentium M 725 processor. I used a software tool from Intel to check whether virtualization is allowed: Supporting advaced Intel processor technologies ...
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Enabling VT-x on Intel Core i5 3450 with MSI B75A-G41 mainboard

I'm willing to enable the VT-X virtualization technology on my Intel Core i5 3450 CPU, however in the BIOS menu (I've the latest version: 17.8) of my MSI B75A-G41 mainboard, this option is greyed out ...
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Intel site says VT-x is supported on my CPU, but tests say otherwise

I have a laptop with an Intel 2nd Gen. i7-2729QM (http://ark.intel.com/products/50067/) and the Intel site says that it supports VT-x, but I've downloaded the Intel Processor Identification Utility ...
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Does disabling VT-x enhance stability/performance?

Currently I don't have much need for virtualization. Anecdotally, my friend's old computer had BSODs a few times a week, but after disabling VT-x the BSODs didn't appear anymore. In general, will ...
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Does my motherboard support Intel VT-d? [duplicate]

I am trying to enable Intel VT on my machine. My processor is the i7-3610QM and it supports Intel VT-x, but I don't know if my motherboard (Clevo W150ER) supports Intel VT-d. How can I find out if ...
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What is the EFI shell?

My BIOS offers me the option to launch an EFI shell, but I have no idea what that is. Does it allow me to turn on CPU flags like VT-x or something similar? Why would I want to use it?
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How to enable Intel VT-x?

I have a CLEVO w150erm, with a i7-3610QM processor, which supports Intel VT-x. However in order to use it I have to activate that option in the BIOS (or so that's what I believe) but I simply can't ...
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How to detect if VT-X has been turned on in the BIOS?

I know I can check is VT-X is supported by a processor by egrep '(vmx|svm)' /proc/cpuinfo. But even if it's supported, it can be turned off in the BIOS. How can I detect if it's turned on or off?
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VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available

I have a dell inspiron 1525 note book with Win7. I am trying to install Win8 on Virtualbox. But I am getting the error: VT-x/AMD-V hardware acceleration is not available on your system. Certain ...
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installing 64bit windows guest on 64bit windows host - VirtualBox vs Hyper-V

I have installed Windows Server 2008R2 and now trying to install multiple Windows Server 2008R2 as guest. My CPU is Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400 @ 2.66GHz on Asus P5P41T-LE mainboard. First I have to tell ...
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Virtualbox and getting the Locked VT-x Error when trying to use more than 1 processor on the session

I have installed the latest version of virtualbox onto my Hewlett Pakard (h8-1170uk) I have a intel i7 2600 cpu and 8 gb of ram I can get virtual box to create several sessions of different operating ...
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How can I install OS X in a virtual machine without vt-x? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to run Mac OS X within Windows Virtual PC? Is it possible to run a Mac OS X installation on a virtual machine? I have a dell inspiron with Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 ...
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Do the Intel X79 Chipset and 2nd Generate Core i7 Processors support VT-d?

EDIT: I have an Intel DX79TO board tested working with VT-d passthrough to VMware ESXi5. I've used multiple Core i7 38xx processors, and they have all worked so far. I know that there were rumors ...
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Can anyone confirm whether or not the ASUS N53SV-DH72 supports VT-x? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I enable VT-X? It has the Intel Core i7-2670QM 2.2GHz processor which does support VT-x (), but I'm more interested in making sure that the bios supports it. ...
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How to enable VT-X when its hidden in BIOS

I have a Gateway LX6810-01 with a Intel Core TM2 Quad CPU Q8200 processor. I would like to enable VT-X so I can have 64 bit virutalization but the BIOS has hidden the option. I checked for a BIOS ...
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Does intel E7400 Core2Duo support vt-x?

Does intel E7400 Core2Duo support vt-x? The specification on the intel's website says it supports vt-x, But the Intel Processor Identification utility says it doesn't Can anyone confirm this? I ...
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Unable to boot Ubuntu 64-bit in Virtualbox on Mac OS X

I have latest generation Macbook Pro 7.1 (Intel Core 2 Duo) running Mac OS X 10.6.6. I installed Virtuabox 4.0.2 and tried to boot Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit iso. The boot options screen from the live CD ...
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Virtual PC and hardware-assisted virtualization (VT-x) problem

I've installed Microsoft's Virtual PC on Windows 7, but when I try to start a virtual machine I get the following error message: <Virtual machine name> could not be started because ...
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VMware: this host is virtualization-capable but virtualization is not enabled

I have a Dell E6400 - running Windows 7. I am using VMware Workstation 6.5 - trying to create a Debian VM. Upon trying to install the 64-bit version of it, it said: this host is vt-capable but vt ...
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How do you turn off Virtualization Technology (VT-x) on an Intel Core 2 Duo E6600?

I'm trying to turn off Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) on my Intel Core 2 Duo E6600, and I've got an Asus P5N32-E SLI LGA 775 nForce 680i motherboard. I looked through all the bios settings ...
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Core 2 Duo E8400 and Intel Virtualization Technology

I have a computer with Core 2 Duo E8400 processor and ASUS P5QL-E mainboard. Recently I wanted to install XP Mode for Win 7 but I cannot run it because I'm getting an error that hardware ...
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How do I enable VT-X?

I'd like to provide a guest OS with multiple CPUs in VirtualBox. My host machine is a quad core HP Compaq and uses the Intel Core 2 vPro hardware. However, when I try to enable the setting in vbox, ...