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

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Can Intel's VT-x be virtualized?

My CPU doesn't support VT-x. Can this technology be virtualized? I mean in a guest machine. Like VMware Workstation or Oracle Virtual Box. Or do you have to buy a new CPU that supports it?
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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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Virtualbox - “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, ...