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U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-02-15, 11:19 AM

Can any one from lenovo tell me why U330 bios doesn' t have virtualization technology enable?

My work MUST use the VMware. Can any one tell me how to enable it?

 

It 's very serious problem for me.

 

 

Regrad

 

Boombalaka

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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-02-16, 12:57 PM

Does your CPU model support virtualization?

 

On my Y510, the Core2Duo T5550 1.83GHz does not support virtualization technology mode. 

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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-02-17, 3:10 AM

My U330 cpu is  P8600 ,  it support the VT but i cannot enable this option in bios. Who can tell me how can i deal with this?

 

 

 

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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-03-31, 11:06 AM

yes, me too

i have ask Lenovo online support, they told me U330's matherboard does not support to enable this feature.

but they do not mentioned in any of the description

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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-04-02, 2:20 AM
hope some one can help us to send feedback to Bios team
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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-04-02, 2:46 AM

Ricky119,

 

We can inquire further, but the IdeaPad product line does not support VT presently.  As it is not marketed as specifically having this feature, this will likely be seen as a future requirement rather than a bug to fix.

 

Best regards,

 

Mark

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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-04-02, 3:37 AM

agree

but if the offical does not support VT presently, i think Lenovo offical need to give a announcement in the product description.

or it will misguide the custom to buy the VT product

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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-04-03, 14:07 PM
I have a Y530 and I think Lenovo has made quite a blunder here.  If the laptop hardware supports VT (which these Ideapads all PROBABLY DO), the BIOS should have the option to enable/disable VT.  It is that simple.  No gimmicks, no marketing tricks. This to me smells more like marketing crap and not a technical issue.  I am extremely disappointed and had I known this I would NOT have bought an Ideapad.  This is not the 1990s anymore people and it was a stupid decision to not offer any VT options with these laptops.  JUST PLAIN STUPID.  Thanks for listening. I hope Lenovo rectifies this problem ASAP. Cheers
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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-04-04, 10:44 AM

bubby, no one can hear you here.

I have write mail to Lenovo and also ping live site enginner and also here.

even write mail to Lenovo marking team to conplain.

all the answer is same: maybe can fix it in future.

you can delete my mail, delete my post, but you cannot delete user's conplain.

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Re: U330 bios doesn't enable virtualization techonology mode?

2009-04-30, 23:00 PM

After being initially excited about the U330, I too have become disillusioned with my purchase. The issues with the BIOS are at the top.

1. Can't enable virtualisation technology even though this thing has a Penryn processor

2. Inability to select integrated graphics (for linux)as opposed to 'switchable'

3. Inabiilty to turn off the bluetooth in the bios

 

I should have bought a Dell xps. The BIOS on Dell's tend to have far more options for these kinds of things.

Point (2) has made my new laptop just a desktop, since I can only get 2 hours battery life with linux and ATI graphics. :-(

 

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