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Unable to turn on Virtualization for W530

2013-08-07, 6:19 AM

Hi Guys,


I cant turn on Virtualization for one of the W530. Its disabled and when i try to modify it, i just get a beep sound. Theres no supervisor password whatsoever and i've reset the bios to default just in case.

is there anything else i can check or is this model just doesnt have VT support?


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Re: Unable to turn on Virtualization for W530

2013-08-08, 19:01 PM

In the BIOS of my W530 I simply enabled these two:


  Security | Virtualization
   +[x] Virtualization Technology
   +[x] VT-d Feature



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Re: Unable to turn on Virtualization for W530

2013-08-09, 0:10 AM

Hello and welcome,


Sorry to say I don't have a good suggestion.  Just a WAG: are you accessing BIOS from a restart or from a cold boot?


VT is fussy on some machines and requires a cold shutdown and restart before it is reported correctly.  I've never heard of the opposite - requiring a cold start to access - but maybe it's worth checking?



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