This Computer Doesn't Have VT-X/AMD-V Enabled [Fix]

Install optional features to fix this error on your PC.

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Key notes

  • Change BIOS settings if you get This computer doesn't have vt-x/amd-v enabled, enabling it in the BIOS is mandatory error.
  • Installing optional features in Windows can help you fix this problem easily.
this computer doesn't have vt-x amd-v enabled

Virtualization software enables users to utilize alternative platforms within Windows. However, many reported This computer doesn’t have vt-x/amd-v enabled while using it.

It can be a major issue and completely block virtualization from working on your PC. However, you can fix it with these few guidelines.

Why does this computer doesn’t have VT-X/AMD-V enabled message appear?

  • Hyper V isn’t installed as an optional feature on your PC.
  • VT-X isn’t enabled properly in BIOS.

How can I fix This computer doesn’t have VT-X/AMD-V enabled error?

1. Turn Off Hyper V

  1. Press the Windows key + R keyboard shortcut.
  2. Open the Programs and Features applet by entering appwiz.cpl in Run and clicking OK.The Programs and Features uninstaller computer doesn't display have vt-x/amd-v enabled
  3. Then click Turn Windows features on or off on the left of the Control Panel applet to open the window shown directly below.Windows Features computer doesn't display have vt-x/amd-v enabled
  4. Then deselect the Hyper V checkbox.
  5. Click OK to uninstall Hyper V.
  6. Restart Windows 10 after uninstalling Hyper V.

This is the simplest way to fix This computer doesn’t have vt-x/amd-v enabled error, so don’t hesitate to try it.

2. Enable VT-x/AMD-v via the BIOS

  1. Press the Windows key + S hotkey.
  2. Enter the keyword recovery options in the search box.
  3. Then select Recovery options to open the window shown directly below.
    The Restart now button computer doesn't display have vt-x/amd-v enabled
  4. Click the Restart now button.
  5. After it restarts, click the Troubleshoot button on the Choose an option screen.
  6. Click Advanced options and UEFI Firmware Settings.
  7. Then select the Restart option to reboot to the UEFI BIOS.
  8. Press F10 on the Startup Menu to enter the BIOS Setup.
  9. Select the System Configuration tab in the BIOS.
  10. Select the Virtualization Technology option, and press the Enter key.
  11. Then select Enabled.
  12. Press F10 to save the settings and exit BIOS.
  13. Press the Y key to confirm.

So, that’s how users can enable VT-x or AMD-v to fix the This computer doesn’t have vt-x/amd-v enabled error. Note, however, that not all UEFI BIOS settings include an option that enables VT-x.

Keep in mind that a few users reported that VT-X is disabled in BIOS for all CPU modes, but there’s a way to fix that.

Thus, not all users can enable VT-x virtualization from the BIOS.

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