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When running VMware or Vbox, It is giving error staying that VT-X is locked or not enabled. Checked in BIOS and VT-X has been enabled


This issue is caused by Intel Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT) which is enabled in BIOS.


Follow the step provided below to disable it.


  1. Boot up the laptop (Cold Boot)
  2. Press F1 when you see the ThinkPad logo page
  3. In BIOS, select Security
  4. Select Security Chip
  5. Select "Disable" for Intel (R) TXT Feature
  6. Press F10 to "Save and Exit"
  7. Test VMware or Vbox.




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