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


  1. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       #1

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


    When I try to download Android Studios this pops up:Can't find where to enable VT-x in BIOS-2016_01_05_01_48_041.png

    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!
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  2. Posts : 92
    Windows 10
       #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.
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  3. Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    I've looked multiple times and there aren't any settings about virtualization
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  4. Posts : 299
    Win-10 Pro x64
       #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.

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  5. Posts : 35,558
    Win 10 Pro (21H2) (2nd PC is 21H2)
       #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 06:33.
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