Windows 10: Can't find where to enable VT-x in BIOS

  1.    04 Jan 2016 #1

    Can't find where to enable VT-x in BIOS

    When I try to download Android Studios this pops up:Click image for larger version. 

Name:	2016_01_05_01_48_041.png 
Views:	40 
Size:	15.7 KB 
ID:	57093

    So when I went to the BIOS to enable it, there was no setting there for it. I am running Windows 10 on my Acer Aspire 5755G - 6823 with an Intel i5 - 2430M @2.4GHz. I even downloaded the Intel(R) Processor Identification Utility app and it says that it's supported on my device. Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks in advance!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    07 Jan 2016 #2

    It's possible it has some other name on your BIOS, like "Virtualization Technology" or "Intel Virtualization Feature". It's usually under the CPU or maybe even Motherboard settings.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    07 Jan 2016 #3

    I've looked multiple times and there aren't any settings about virtualization
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    15 Jan 2016 #4

    Hey prtzr23-

    Per a guy on YouTube, you might need to "Flash a modified BIOS to your Acer Aspire 5742G to unlock the options that enable Intel Virtualization Technology on the i5 Processor."

    This is only posted FYI, as it seems a bit risky. See HERE.

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    10 Feb 2016 #5

    The VT-x setting is in e.g. Virtualbox or whatever you're using. In VirtualBox it's under Settings, System, Acceleration... but will not be accessible until you enable Virtualisation technologies in your BIOS or UEFI
    Last edited by dalchina; 10 Feb 2016 at 07:33.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
no bios in General Support
build 9926 works ok but if i try to access bios nothing happens , i don't get (bsod) but nothing happens, i have access bios in the past before, i was going to experiment when i notice that no matter what i try system does not respond if i tap on...
Bios in General Support
Hi, In case Windows fails to load, can you still enter BIOS in order to change boot device priority etc. Yes or no. Thanx. Edwin
Solved Bios again in Drivers and Hardware
Hi, Does Bios get automatically updated like Windows or do I have to do it manually? If so, how do I check if my Bios needs upgrading? I see the version/date, American Megatrend inc v10.7, 22.07.2014, but have no idea whether it is outdated or...
Hello, last night I upgraded to win 10 home from win 7. However, I noticed that I was unable to use the Start Menu Search function or open the start menu and found out I was only connected to my Local Area Connection (Realtek PCIe GBE Family...
Used this tool, Download Microsoft® Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool from Official Microsoft Download Center No go VMware said the same thing boo-hoo anyone have instruction to enable in bios ? Spec's are added, Cheers.
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:16.
Find Us