Questions tagged [vt-x]

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

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Android Studio doesn't recognize VT-X while running on Linux VM

So recently i've been trying to install android studio on my Kali linux virtual machine to run some emulators for pentesting. Only problem is that i cant run a emulator in android studio because my ...
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VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX) on Linux Server [duplicate]

Error when I try to start VirtualBox on Linux Server: VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX) Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ConsoleWrap Interface: IConsole {872da645-4a9b-1727-bee2-...
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VirtualBox - Linux Mint not starting - VT-x is not available

I am running a Linux Mint virtual machine on Windows 10, and getting the following error: Host system Windows 10 Pro (10.0.19043 Build 19043) Dell G3 with Intel Core i5 10-300H CPU VirtualBox 6.0.24 ...
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Cannot enable EPT on my i5-6400, can on my i7-6700 on identical OS setup

I have two different computers. The first one has an i7-6700 Skylake processor on an Asus z170-a motherboard running Windows 10 Professional 20H2 x64 The ark page for the processor is here: https://...
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virtualization technology in bios is enabled but hyper v is saying it's disabled

I am using core i5 2520M CPU with 8GB DDR3 RAM. I am using Windows 10 pro 20H2 64-bit. I have enabled the Virtualization Technology in BIOS but while enabling Hyper-V it is saying that virtualization ...
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How to enable the hardware virtualization of a HP Probook 4431S laptop in BIOS properly?

I have an HP Probook 4431s laptop. Installed Windows 10 Pro on it. Device specification is: Manufacturer/Model : HP ProBook 4431s Notebook PC (ENERGY STAR) System type: X64 based PC Processor : ...
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What is difference between VMX and VT-x?

lscpu commands gives me Virtualization: VT-x but it also gives:- Vulnerability Itlb multihit: KVM: Mitigation: VMX disabled I searched google and found out that I have to enable ...
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Enable VT-x without going through BIOS

I had set an admin password in bios for security purposes, before setting it, I had disabled VT-x, UEFI booting, and booting from external media. Unfortunately, I forgot the password, also it's ...
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"VT in BIOS" should i enable them?

Recently, I've downloaded an App name "LDPlayer" which is used for games in my PC " HP EliteBook 840-Windows10 "... when I download this, after installing it want me to enable my &...
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Running Windows 7 virtual machine without VT-x [closed]

I have a Laptop with Intel Core i7-8665U processor running Windows 10. I need a Windows 7 virtual machine. I tried VMWare Player. It says that I need to activate VT-x in the BIOS. Since this is a ...
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I can't find Virtualization on my Bios menu

My laptop Toshiba Satellite AMD-A8 I checked the features of this processor and learned that virtualization is supported on this processor. But I can't find it in BIOS settings Is there any way I ...
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How to ENABLE VT-x in the BIOS on a desktop remotely?

I'm accessing a Windows 10 desktop which is situated in office remotely from home. I've installed an OS on Oracle VirtualBox and when I run, I'm getting error of - VT-x is disabled. Not in a ...
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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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VirtualBox Error - VTx is disabled in the BIOS (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX)

this error keeps showing to me when I try to launch a VM, I saw that other people had this issue but I can't find a way to fix it. I went to the BIOS to check is the virtualization was enabled ...
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Problems adding Kali Linux to VirtualBox

I downloaded Kali Linux on Windows 10 on a 64-bit Gateway laptop. I also downloaded VirtualBox so I could dual boot, but after downloading everything, first of all it only shows 32-bit options when ...
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I enabled vt-x but virtual box only shows 32 bit

I am trying to run ubuntu 16LTS 64-bit on my computer but I come across some problems. When I try to create a new virtual machine, I only get the option for 32-bit operating systems. All information ...
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Do I need to turn on VT-x in order to make a virtual machine using Oracle VM?

Do I really have to turn on VT-x in BIOS to make a virtual machine? I keep getting the error about VT-x not being turned on but I feel like turning it on could have a negative impact on my computer. I ...
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Should I enable VT-x on VirtualBox? (32 bit OS)

AFAIK for 32 bit OS, VT-x isnt needed. Besides using 64 bit OS, when should I use VT-x?
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VT-x not available in Windows 10 Pro even though i5-6400 CPU supports VT-X

I have an Intel Core i5-6400 CPU installed on a ASUS Z-170A mainboard. According to the documentation of my CPU, this CPU supports Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X) and it is listed as ...
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Error with Oracle VM VirtualBox: VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX) [duplicate]

I've recently installed Oracle VM VirtualBox on my Windows 10 computer, and I'm trying to make an Android Virtual Machine. The problem is that when I go to start the VM, it displays the following ...
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Running 32 bit OS on 64 bit OS host without VT-x

I am trying to run a 32 bit OS (Android x86) in VMware Player. It is coming up with the error 'VT-x is not available', even though I have a 64 bit CPU/host OS. Why is this? I am aware that you ...
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Binary Translation not working in VMware Workstation 12

Since upgrading my whole PC I am unable to run VMs in Binary Translation mode. VT-x / Intel Virtualisation Technology is enabled in the BIOS however I require Binary Translation for use in Windows ...
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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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VirtualBox VERR_VMX_NO_VMX

I downloaded VirtualBox, knowing that my computer has VT-X, and I just created two VMs, but when I started them, I saw this error: VirtualBox - Error Failed to start the virtual machine ...
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Is there a technical reason for Intel VT-x being disabled by default on some motherboards?

Intel VT-x is an instruction set that facilitates virtualization. From Wikipedia The CPU flag for VT-x capability is "vmx" [...] "vmx" stands for Virtual Machine Extensions, which adds ten new ...
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VirtualBox - How to solve "VT-x not available" when VT-x is turned on in BIOS? [duplicate]

I have a VirtualBox that was working before I installed Docker for windows. Now when I try to open a VM (64bit) that was working I get the follow error: VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX). ...
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How can i prevent a host BSOD when booting a VirtualBox machine?

Immediately upon starting a VirtualBox Machine on Windows 10, the host OS crashes with a blue screen of death saying 'SYSTEM SERVICE EXCEPTION'. I have Docker for Windows installed and active as well. ...
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Windows 10 date and time malfunctioning after VT-x is enabled

I enabled VT-x from BIOS to run some android emulators. Everything seems fine, but then each time I started my computer after some down time, the clock in Windows 10 is not showing the right time. The ...
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Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x) just won't turn on

I set the VT-x = enabled in BIOS and still Intel Processor Identification Utility reports that VT is not available. VirtualBox refuses to show options for 64-bit OS as well. My processor clearly ...
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Can't find "Virtualization Technology VT-x" option in BIOS

I want to use KVM but I can't find the "Virtualization Technology VT-x" option in my BIOS to enable it; although I checked that my processor supports VT-x and I also checked with the "kvm-ok" command (...
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Does H170 Pro Gaming motherboard support VT-x?

I have an Intel Core i5-6600 and I know this supports VT-x, but I don't know if my H170 Pro Gaming motherboard supports VT-x. I found VT-d in the BIOS but I can't find VT-x anywhere.
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VT-x is not available, but is enabled in BIOS

Recently I started having an issue with VT-x on my Windows 10 running on HP EliteBook. I was using Oracle VirtualBox to run some VMs on it before and VT-x was enabled in BIOS and was working fine. I ...
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Windows Features can't enable Hyper-V - Error 0x80070057

So it won't let me enable Hyper-V Platform, I could enable Hyper-V Management Tools though. I get the following message on Windows Features. Windows couldn't complete the requested changes. ...
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How can I run 32-bit Debian on Virtualbox if the CPU doesn't support VT-x?

How can I run 32-bit Debian (modified by ArchiveTeam) on Virtualbox if the CPU doesn't support VT-x? I'm getting an error when starting virtual machine on VirtualBox, I also tried it on VMWare player,...
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VT-x enabled in BIOS, but disabled in Windows 10 [duplicate]

I'm tryting to run NOX app player but show warning message Virtualization is off and in task manager the vt-x is indeed disabled. I already enabled it in BIOS and i don't have AVAST antivirus to ...
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Android-Studio - AVD: Your CPU does not support required features (VT-x or SVM)

I'm having a machine with AMD Phenom II X4 955 running currently Windows 7 x64 SP1. Virtualization is activated under the Advanced CPU Settings in BIOS. But when I want to add a device to the AVD it ...
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Cannot disable VT-x in VirtualBox

Recently I was asked to deploy a scientific software packaged as a VirtualBox image (OVA format). I prepared the environment (Debian 7) - installed required packages, enabled DKMS, imported the image -...
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Can't install Intel HAXM with i5-6260U - apparently it doesn't support VT-x?

I'm trying to install Intel Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (HAXM) for improved virtual Android devices. Taken from the this page, the hardware requirements are; Hardware Requirements: ...
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VT-x not working anymore in VirtualBox

I have just found out that VT-x is not working anymore on my Windows 10 host in VirtualBox 5.0.14. Trying to boot one of my x64 guests now causes a "VT-x is disabled in the BIOS for both all CPU ...
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Hyper V Server not starting

I have setup a computer running windows server 2012 Datacenter R2, however after adding the Hyper V Roll I still cannot start a Virtual Machine on the Server. I am told in the error message that the ...
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VMWare Workstation - this host supports Intel VT-x

i have Ubuntu 64bit Boot disk , i configured everythihng in VMWare , created virtual machine .... and when i power on the virtual machine , there is a black screen with VMWare Logo on it and loading ...
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Intel-VT not enabled in BIOS on acer laptop V3-772G

Yesterday i purchased Acer Laptop V3-772G and increased RAM just for the sole purpose of using this beast for Virtualization but when i tried to install 64-bit OS it slapped me with VT error. So i ...
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How to enable enable Hyper-V?

My laptop running Windows 10 Home edition. Its processor is an AMD A6-4400M APU with Radeon HD Graphics, DirectX version 11.2. In BIOS CPU VT(VT-x) is supported and NX bit enabled. But I couldn't see ...
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CPU-Z does not recognize the support of VT-x in Windows 10?

My CPU does support VT-x. In Windows 7 before when I run CPU-Z it showed the VT-x in the Instructions list. But now after I upgraded to Windows 10, when I run CPU-Z it does not show VT-x in the ...
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How do I enable vtx to install haxm for Android studio

I'm a new Android developer and as I was getting set up I had to install haxm but I'd gives me an error when I run the installation I'm running Windows 10 on a HP probook 6460b. Help? anyone?
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How do I re-enable VT-x without upgrading OS?

I wanted to try app programming, but had problems in installing android studio properly. It said that the VT-x must be enabled for the virtual devices. I have a Intel core i5 2430M so it does ...
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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 Ubuntu....
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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.