Hardware virtualization is part of the hardware and if your PC has it
available, you can turn it on in the BIOS.
If the hardware is not there, there's no way to change that other than
switching out the hardware. (CPU mainly, but there is a BIOS component
Hardware virtualization helps when installing OS's in VM's and when
you're running an OS in a VM that doesn't have Additions, otherwise
there's not much difference.
On Mon, 23 Feb 2009 11:14:49 -0000, "Jan" <jp@xxxxxx> wrote:
>I recently installed Virtual PC and created a virtual machine on a laptop
>and in the settings Enable hardware-assisted virtulisation checkbox is
>greyed out with the note below saying hardware-assisted viutualisation is
>not avaiable on this computer.
>Is this an automatic process or can I do something to enable hardware
>virtulisation? Not sure if its necessary to have hardware virtulisation,
>would there be any benefits?