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I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Acceleration Execution Manager in a Windows 7 guest using VirtualBox.

When I run intelhaxm.exe to install it, I get the following error:

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This isn't true, because my Windows guest is running with VT-X/AMD-V enabled, and my host machine supports is an Intel CPU with VT-X support.

How can I install this in my Windows guest machine?

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  • Look up "nested virtualization". – user256743 Nov 24 '14 at 0:13
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So, you want nested virtualization with VT-x exposed to guest operating system.

It is possible on VMware since version 8 or 9 (I'm not sure about 8, if someone knows please post comment), but it seems to be not supported in VirtualBox (according to this still open feature request: link).

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  • @MatíasFidemraizer Btw... why you need that? – Kamil Nov 23 '14 at 22:15
  • Because I was going to develop an app using Apache Cordova/Phone Gap for Android, and if I neeed to use the x86 emulator, it requires that Intel driver which also requires VT-X... – Matías Fidemraizer Nov 24 '14 at 6:36

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