How to Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Windows 11?

In this article, I am going to show you How to Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Windows 11. Virtualization is a great process or method when a user wants to switch from an operating system to another. It is the best option when you want to install and use any operating system without disturbing your physical or actual system. Furthermore, Virtualization also does not need much space and no technical skill is required for that. This is the only way to install a new OS on the system.

In today’s era, Windows OS is considered one of the most popular and easy-to-use operating systems But sometimes you want to switch from Windows to another operating system such as macOS, Linux, and etc. Erasing all the data from the main drive and installing a new operating system is really a very lengthy process and very time-consuming. Changing operating systems on a physical PC is a really difficult process ever.

In order to save your time as well as system then you have to go through virtualization which is a very easy and simple process ever. However,  you have different types of virtualization software over the internet. But the most popular of them are VMware and VirtualBox. These are great virtualization software when you want to install an operating system as a second operating system on your Windows PC. Let me explain that what is Virtualization?

What is Virtualization in BIOS?

In computing, virtualization or virtualisation is the act of creating a virtual version of something, including virtual computer hardware platforms, storage devices, and computer network resources. However, Virtualization is a feature in the Windows operating system that allows you to install multiple guests operating systems on your PC. It can be enabled from the BIOS of a PC.

How to Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Windows 11?

You can use many ways to enable virtualization on your PC. You will have many methods down below which will help you to enable virtualization on Acer, HP, Asus, and Dell. In order to understand deeply, you have to follow the steps down below.

Enable Virtualization using Task Manager

Step 1. First of all, you need to press Ctrl + Shift + Esc to open the task manager.

Step 2. When the task manager is launched that head towards the Performance tab.


Step 3. Now, as you can see on the right side that your virtualization is enabled.


Enable Virtualization Via CMD (Command Prompt)

Step 1. At first, open the Start menu then search CMD after that click on the Run As Administrator at the right panel.


Step 2. Once the CMD is successfully launched then follow with this code in the command prompt:

How to Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Windows 10


Step 3. At last, you will get the system information of your PC. And you will get in the section of Hyper-V Requirement will get the details about that you have enabled BIOS or not.

How to Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Windows 10
System Info

Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Acer

  • Key For Newer Systems: F2 or Delete
  • Key For Older Systems: F1 or Ctrl + All + Esc

Step 1. Turn on your PC then press and hold the key that was given to you in the above section. For the older system key, you will see two keys you need to try both of the keys one by one to know which is well working.

Step 2. Then make use of any four arrows to join the System Configuration.

Step 3. When you join system configuration you need to select Virtualization Technology.

Step 4. Next, highlight Enabled then hit the Enter button.

Step 5. Finally, click on the F10 after that tap on the Yes this option will save the changes that you have made.

After that, your PC system will restart and the virtualization will be enabled.

Enable Virtualization in BIOS on HP

  • Newer Key Systems: F10 or Esc
  • Older Key Systems: F1, F2, F6 or F11

Step 1. First, you need to turn on your PC then follow the above key to enter the BIOS system. When the BIOS menu is open then switch it into Advanced.

Step 2. Now, use any of the arrow keys to select the Device Configuration.

Step 3. Then scroll down after that check the box of Virtualization Technology (VT-d or VT-x).

Step 4. Tap on the Save.

Step 5. Click on the Yes.

Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Asus

  • Newer System Key: F2
  • Older System Key: Delete or Insert

You need to restart your PC then follow the key above to join the BIOS. After that change it into Advanced Mode to enter the additional settings of BIOS. Now, head towards the Advanced from the menu tab.

Step 2. Next, following that down below in the advanced menu tab.

Intel Virtualization Technology

Step 3. Lastly, go to Save & Exit from the menu tab then click on the Save Changes and Exit.

Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Dell

  • Older System: F2
  • Newer System: Ctrl + Alt + Enter or Delete or Fn + Esc or Fn + F1

Step 1. Switch on your PC then press the above key that was given to you according to your system of PC. Then double-click on the Virtualization Support.

Step 2. However, check the box of Enable Virtualization Technology on the right side.

Step 3. Tap on the Apply.

Bottom Line

It was all about How to Enable Virtualization in BIOS on Windows 11? I hope this article is very helpful for you to enable virtualization BIOS. From this article, you will get something good. This is the right place where you can easily solve your problem. After following these steps I hope you will face any kind of problem. If you faced any kind of problem and if you have any type of suggestions then do comment.


Hi, I am Azzaz Sheikh a passionate blogger. I am a tech lover guy who spends most of the time trying new things in the world of Technology. I love to discover latest material related to Technology and loves to share with you guys.

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