Enabling Virtualization Technology in your BIOS
We'll need to enable Virtualization in the BIOS because it's the only place where important system settings, such as Virtualization, can be controlled.
This process will require your PC to restart. Save your work and close your apps before continuing.
Access the BIOS on your PC.
To help save you time: Do you know how to access the BIOS on your PC?
Assistance For: Access the BIOS on your PC.
Learn how to effortlessly access the BIOS on most PC's made on or after August of 2012.
Open the Start menu and access the power menu. While pressing down and holding the Shift Key, click Restart simultaneously. Once you see the loading screen, you can release the Shift key.
In the newly opened menu, click Troubleshoot > Advanced Options > UEFI Firmware Settings > then click Restart.
This will automatically restart your PC into your BIOS. The BIOS will vary visually, but it consists of menus, typically in columns and rows that are controlled with the arrow keys, or with graphics and are controlled with a mouse cursor.
Once you've accessed the BIOS on your PC, find a menu labelled Security, Miscellaneous, Advanced, or OC.
Just to confirm: Did you find the corresponding menu in your BIOS?
Once you have found the corresponding menu within your BIOS, find a label similar to or exactly matching: Intel Virtualization Technology, AMD-V, Hyper-V, VT-X, Vanderpool, or SVM. Enable it, then restart your PC and save the changes.
Just to confirm: Did you find the corresponding setting in your BIOS?