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Windows 7: Virtualization supported, activated, and yet...


24 May 2009   #1

seven
 
 
Virtualization supported, activated, and yet...

Hello everybody

As some around here, I have a problem and hope that you might help me.

I installed Windows virtual machine, Virtual XP with virtualization activated in BIOS and when I launch it, I get the message:

"Virtual XP couldn't be started. Activate Virtualization in BIOS and try again"

any ideas?


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24 May 2009   #2

 

It would help if you list your system spec's and tell us exactly what you enabled in the bios.
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24 May 2009   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi mcfly0570,

Do you have a multi-core processor? Just because your BIOS says that virtualization is activated doesn't necessarily mean that this is the case. Surprisingly, many BIOSes still allow you to enable/disable the floppy drive even if there is no provision on the motherboard. As John says, please provide your system info and we can take it from there.
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24 May 2009   #4

Windows 7 Build 7100
 
 

Yep, I had that message on my Dell M1330 but then when I changed it in the BIOS it all worked fine.
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09 Jun 2009   #5

W7 RC x64
 
 

I am having this problem. I checked and the E6600 C2D does support VT, and it IS ENAbled in BIOS, and i have disabled and reenabled it. My specs are all entered.. maybe its something to do with my motherboard? I'll research more, but if anyone else has this problem, let me know. I'd like to get a VM XP machine up for stupid old games that just dont' run in Windows 7 (civ2 for instance is really really not meant for Windows 7 x64)
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10 Jun 2009   #6

Windows 7 X64 Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Slorrin View Post
I am having this problem. I checked and the E6600 C2D does support VT, and it IS ENAbled in BIOS, and i have disabled and reenabled it. My specs are all entered.. maybe its something to do with my motherboard? I'll research more, but if anyone else has this problem, let me know. I'd like to get a VM XP machine up for stupid old games that just dont' run in Windows 7 (civ2 for instance is really really not meant for Windows 7 x64)
remember, when you enable VT you HAVE TO SHUTDOWN the PC after you save the bios changes. Then just boot it back up.

hope this helps.
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15 Jun 2009   #7

seven
 
 

sorry for not replying before.. was a tough start this month..

my system specs are:

laptop toshiba x300-126
BIOS version 2.10 (latest)
CPU: intel T9400
RAM: 4GB DDR3
GPU: Nvidia 9800M GTX
HD: 30GB OCZ Vertex SSD + 120GB OCZ Solid Series SSD
Audio: Realtek HD
Chipset: Intel ICH9


normally, it's supposed to be able to do it, and in BIOs, what can be enabled, is enabled...
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