05-04-2011 03:58 AM - edited 05-04-2011 03:59 AM
I have an HP Pavilion dv6 (Product Number: LL059EA#ABV) and I need to run a x64 virtual machine on Virtual Box 4.0.6.
I got an error stating that I can't do that since the VT-x is not enabled.
My Cipset is Intel 6 Series /C200 and I have the i7-2600M which have VT-x support as state by Intel.
However when I try to enable this in my Insyde BIOS I can't see the option to do that.
Please help me out because I am a software develope and I need this x64 OS (Ubuntu) urgently!
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05-04-2011 03:27 PM
Please go to Bios and check is there Virtualization Technology option under System Configuration.
Below screenshot is taken from Bios simulator for your model. It was based on pre-production Bios version so I'm not sure then it's available in final version.
05-05-2011 06:36 AM
There are no Virtualization options at all in the BIOS.
I cannot give you a screenshot but the BIOS (F.06) menu is like this:
- Security (Administrator Password, Power-On password)
- Diagnostics (Memory test, hdd self test)
- System Configuration
- Fan always on
- Action Keys Mode
- Boot Options
I am not able to run ANY x64 bit OS in a virtual machine... please, it is urgent!
05-06-2011 09:44 AM
I also have an HP Pavilion dv6 (with an intel i7-2630QM) and wanted to enable VT-x. But I am running into the same problems as fchamieh.
Here is a pic of the bios screen where the option to enable VT-x should be:
Any help getting this enabled would be appreciated.
05-07-2011 03:35 PM - edited 05-07-2011 05:11 PM
The screen shot from Dan is what is shown to be from a pre-production bios. I can't say why HP doesn't have it as a bios option.
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05-08-2011 02:12 PM
Restoring the BIOS to default was the magic trick that solved the problem. Now my BIOS shows Virtualiztion Technology under System Configuration. Try it may solve yours too. Bye.