Questions tagged [hardware-virtualization]

Hardware-Virtualization allows one computer to allow emulation of another complete computer by providing hardware-based programs and components

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The “CPU Configurations” option does not appear in the “Advanced” tab of my BIOS

I need to enable virtualization on my PC for Operating Systems class at the college, but the virtualization option does not appear in the BIOS, even though it is theoretically compatible, below is ...
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Can't enable AMD-V in VirtualBox (hardware virtualization)

In the VM settings, the case VT-x / AMD-V is grey and I can't check it. Why ? I have a Windows 10 pro host (updated) I use Vbox 6.1 (the latest) SVM mode is enabled in my BIOS settings Windows task ...
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ASUS PRIME H310M-E R2.0/CSM VX-t virtualization

I bought the motherboard ASUS PRIME H310M-E R2.0 and didn't even check if virtualization is possible with this motherboard. In the bios, I see VT-d and am able to enable that, but I don't see VT-x or ...
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vt-x error setting up vb. cant change settings

im trying to set up a virtual machine of dos using oracle on windows 10. using all default settings (32mb of ram, virtual hard disk with 500mb, hard disk file type = vdi... ) specific version of ...
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Is it possible to backup and emulate an USB stick, e.g. including its serial number and other hardware specs?

I have a notsocheap software here sitting on a really cheap usb stick and I don't really trust this stick especially because it's in every days use an many changing machines. The software on the stick ...
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throw-away Windows installation to work on hardware hackathons

I'm a UNIX dev, but sometimes there are interesting hardware-related hackathons that require using useless Windows-only SDKs in order to participate fully; this would also require USB access, too. I ...
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How to install Intel Virtualization Technology? [duplicate]

CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4710MQ Processor Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC Hyper-V: When I install Virtualization Technology driver got below: I check the BIOS, and there don't have the option for ...
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Any Alternative way to get Hardware Accelerated AMD-V on windows?

In an attempt to enable AMD-V on the Windows platform in Android studio, I was wondering What will happen if, Firstly we enable virtualization from BIOS Then we turn on WSL (Windows Subsystem for ...
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Using a single powerful computer with multiple users

Let's say a high-end PC e.g. 24+ cores, 128+ GB RAM, NVMe SSD. I have a team of developers (5-10 people) and want them to use the same computer with multiple VMs. Is this doable and feasible, since ...
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Windows 10 - Hyper-V Support : Yes, Virtualization: Disabled

I've gone through all the steps and gotten Hyper-V enabled properly, but my system still shows Virtualization as disabled even though it also shows Hyper-V is enabled. I have enabled Hyper-V in ...
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Whenever I'm trying to open up an Android Emulator on either VS Code or Android Studio, I get “Windows Hypervisor Platform accelerator is operational”

I'm trying to develop an app using Flutter but whenever I try and open up an Android Emulator I always get "Windows Hypervisor Platform accelerator is operational: Windows Hypervisor Platform ...
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How do I enable hardware virtualization on ASUS M5A78l-M motherboard, AMD 8350 Processor

How do I enable hardware virtualization on a ASUS M5A78l-M motherboard. I've tried looking through the BIOS but I can't find the settings what they are usually under, and I have read that this ...
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Surface Book and VT-x

I have the Surface Book with i7-6600U processor. It has to support VT-x, however, Intel processor identification utility says it does not. What I tried to do in order to remove this issue: All the ...
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What is the risk of enabling virtualization on my notebook?

I have installed Bluestacks the android emulator, the app asked for enabling virtualization, i did some search and found that enabling it can be a security issue..i could not understand this part!! ...
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Computer ports like 22, 25, 80, 443 and 3306, are they of the motherboard or of the operating system?

As far as I know as of 2018 some of the 65535 available ports has at least one of what's called a "port proto"; I know 2 such protocols; TCP and UDP, while TCP is the mainly used one. If I'm not ...
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Virutalizing a physical machine with a DRM software

I have a software on an old Windows 7 machine that checks if it's running on the host machine as its means of DRM protection against piracy, e.g. checking the hard drive UUID. Is it possible to ...
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XenServer 7.5 Virtual Machines not booting without installation media

I recently turned an old gaming computer into a server and decided to put XenServer 7.5 on so I could flip between Windows and Linux servers. Installation of the hypervisor went well and I proceeded ...
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Isolate single device into separate IOMMU group for PCI passthrough?

I have below IOMMU groups and devices. $ for a in /sys/kernel/iommu_groups/*; do find $a -type l; done | sort --version-sort /sys/kernel/iommu_groups/0/devices/0000:00:00.0 /sys/kernel/iommu_groups/1/...
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What can I do with computer besides changing the processor when it doesn't support virtualization?

My computer doesn't support hardware virtualization. What can I do? If I install any kind of software will it help or is there any solution available for this problem besides changing the processor?
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What is Windows 10's core isolation memory integrity setting, and what does it do?

This setting recently appeared in windows 10 home, as part of the creator's update (1709). However, other than some cursory info on this insider preview blog and this help page, I can't find anything ...
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How can i turn on Virtualization?

I have Dell 760 which bios doesn't show any virtualization options but see the older versions have an option to turn on virtualization but when i go to the bios it doesn't have what should i do ...
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Win 10 system_service_exception and BSOD after enabling virtualization (vt-x) in BIOS

NOTE: Question answered below... I want to enable Intel Virtualization Technology via the updated bios of my ASUS ROG STRIX Z270I motherboard, but each time I enable it, windows crashes to blue ...
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How does RAM work in a Virtual Machine?

I have set a Linux Virtual Machine with VBox and the host operating system is Windows. I would like to understand how RAM operates on the Virtual machine. Does the host allocate the guest used RAM ...
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Wacom tablet not moving cursor under KVM Windows guest

I'm running a Windows 10 guest in KVM under an openSUSE Tumbleweed host. I occasionally need Windows on my laptop for creative applications such as Photoshop and KVM has been great so far. However, ...
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Are there Apple servers

I know that a few companies like MacInCloud and even Microsoft offer services that run on some Apple-made OS -- maybe OSX. As far as I know, servers running an Apple-made OS must have the Apple label. ...
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Is it possible to monitor when docking stations/ monitors are in use?

I am looking for a way to monitor and log when docking stations are connected to a computer. Say I have 10 docking stations in a room I want to see when they were in use. Is there a way I can run a ...
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what is the network bandwidth of a virtual nic?

I am trying to do communication between two VMs hosted on one server. I want to know what is the maximum bandwidth capacity of virtual nics ? I am using virtual machine manager.
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Hyper-V virtual network adapter's are assigned physical interface's mac

I am having trouble with hyper-V to force it to use the actual mac address of the virtual network adapter when packets from these virtual interfaces leave the physical network adapter, I've two ...
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Enabling EPT for nested virtualization

I recently bought a server with the following specs: Supermicro X8DTL-3 (BIOS version 2.1b 11/16/2012) 2x Intel® Xeon® Processor X5660 6x 4GB (Non registered ECC) RAM I've been trying to enable EPT ...
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Does Windows 7 64-bit require HAV/VMX?

Specification: eMachines eM350-21G16i NAV51 RAM (Maxed): 1x2GB DDR2-667 CPU: Intel Atom N450 This computer came with XP. I have had Windows 7 32-bit running on it for years without issue. I now wish ...
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wrong hardware virtualization support message?

I have a lenovo Z570 laptop running windows 10 64-bit. My processor (i5-2430m) + bios offer support to virtualization. however if I enable "Intel virtualization" option in bios: hyper-V works fine. ...
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Virtualizing an ISP WAN Connection

If an ISP offers one WAN connection, and any additional WAN connections would incur extra fees as well as wiring another port and such, how could they track a virtual IP? For background information, ...
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KVM with direct dGPU pass through, but without additional display?

How is this done? I thought KVM required an additional display for the guest OS, when you assign a dGPU through PCI pass through. What is shown in the video, is that also possible on a laptop with ...
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Can't enable hardware assisted virtualization in Windows 8

Virtualization is supported in my PC. Here's the proof:(screenshot of Piriform speccy): Please help me in enabling AMD SVM. I have tried many different ways I found on internet which uses uefi ...
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ZFS vs raw disk for storing virtual machines: trade-offs

Background: I am planning to set up a KVM to run Windows and Linux on the same workstation, and am undecided about how to set up the disks. It is my understanding that raw disks typically improve ...
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What is a “raw disk” and how are filesystems set up on one?

I am trying to understand how "raw disks" work on virtual machines. If I understand correctly, if I want to run Windows off of a raw disk with KVM as my host, I must install NTFS drivers on the host, ...
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Is virtualization available on my Dell Inspiron 560 Desktop?

I want to enable virtualization on my Dell Inspiron 560 with an Intel Pentium Dual-Core E6700 CPU, but I don't know if it's possible. I've heard about it not being in the BIOS (or at least hidden), ...
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Dual boot Windows 10 & Ubuntu, also run Ubuntu in hyper-v?

I dual-boot with separate SSD's for Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. Is there a way that I can virtualize the Ubuntu 16.04 SSD in Hyper-V or VirtualBox and still be able to dual boot?
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How do I enable virtualization in Windows 10?

I'm doing a Cordova tutorial and I wanted to enable Hyper-V for phone emulation. Problem was, when I went to toggle it in Control Panel, it said "Hyper-V cannot be installed: Virtualization support is ...
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What does a hypervisor means in the context of virtual machines?

In this Harvard lecture about HTTP and VPS at min 59:00 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KuO4r5CHjM the lecturer talks about Virtual Private Servers and Virtual Machines. He said that they are managed ...
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Trying to enable hardware virtualization in BIOS, but POWER SURGE DETECTED and BIOS reset. ASUS Z97-E

I just bought this computer with ASUS Z97-E motherboard and Intel i7 4790k. I really would like to enable hardware virtualization so I can use install 64-bit OS as my guest machine. The problem is, ...
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2 Slightly Different CPUs, Same Workload, VASTLY different usage?

Machines involved: Whitebox i5-2500k, 32gb, 4xSSd in raid 10 Lenovo TS440 with Xeon 1225v3, 32gb, and 4xSSD in raid 10 Both machines are configured the same software wise. Both machines have a quad ...
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Does “Intel® Virtualization Technology” provide advantages for a desktop user?

I was reading on virtualization and the associated costs. For servers or people, running VMs, there is apparent an advantage in a CPU with hardware virtualization support. But what about the average ...
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Is my mainboard HAV compatible?

How do I see if my Hardware-Assisted-Virtualization is compatible?
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Virtualization: Performance and practicality as a syncronization solution

I basically want my laptop and desktop to be entirely synced to each other, I was wondering if it is possible to virtualize my laptop to have the same everything as my desktop. I don't know if this is ...
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Mouse movements 90• rotated (Definitely caused by hardware)

My external wifi mouse works fine but when I move it to right the cursor moves to up side and other ways have same issue. I tried it with on windows,Linux OS on my laptop and on windows on my friend's ...
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Can't enable Hyper-V - Error 0x80070057

I'm currently trying to enable Hyper-V on my HP ProBook 450 G2 with Windows 10 Education but I get error code 0x80070057. I already checked the following things: Virtualization is enabled in the ...
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Oracle virtualbox not allowing than one CPU - Hardware virtualization not available

I have the following hardware configuration: Processor: AMD FX-8120 (Zambezi) Board: ASUS M5A88-M OS : Windows 8.1 RAM : 4GB DDR3 I installed Genymotion which created a virtual machine for Android. ...
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Windows XP virtual machine in VirtualBox fails to boot after disabling VT-x/AMD-V

I use VirtualBox 4.3.4 and I want to move a Windows XP base VM from my PC to my laptop. I have a 64-bit Windows 8 on on my PC so VirtualBox supports CPU acceleration and hardware virtualization. But ...
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Enabling Intel VT-x on Vagrant guest

I'm running OSX Mavericks, and I know hardware virtualization is enabled. I have a debian VM in Vagrant with a virtual CPU that has support for hardware virtualization, but the vmx flag is disabled. ...