Fixed: Hardware Virtualization Is Enabled in the Acceleration

It seems like you’re encountering an issue with hardware virtualization. If it’s enabled in the Acceleration section of the system settings but not supported by the host system, you might need to disable a few things to fix the Hardware Virtualization Is Enabled in the Acceleration error.

Normally, you will find the error as the following:

The hardware virtualization is enabled in the Acceleration section of the system page although it is not supported by the host system. It should be disabled in order to start the visual system.

This is the same error that BlueStacks having with Hyper-V. How to Fix BlueStacks Error on Hyper-V?

How to fix Hardware Virtualization Is Enabled in the Acceleration Section?

Fixed Hardware Virtualization Is Enabled in the Acceleration
Fixed Hardware Virtualization Is Enabled in the Acceleration

By just looking at the error, you will understand that you are having the issue due to Hyper-V and VirtualBox running your PC. By just disabling the Hyper-V you will fix the issue.

Tip: in rare cases, the issue can also be caused by the virtualization feature not being enabled. You will need to enable virtualization first then disable Hyper-V to fix the error.

Disable virtualization by going through Restart > BIOS/UEFI settings > Virtualization settings > Enable Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel CPUs) or AMD-V (AMD CPUs).

Save changes and exit. Restart your computer.

Disable Hyper-V on Windows

Here is how you are going to disable Hyper-V on your Windows.

  • Open Control Panel.
  • Go to Programs and Features.
  • Click Turn Windows features on or off.
Disable Hyper-V on Windows 11
Disable Hyper-V on Windows 11
  • Uncheck Hyper-V.
  • Confirm and restart your computer.

1. Open Control Panel

Click on the Start menu and type “Control Panel” in the search bar. Now you will open Control Panel.

2. Programs and Features

In the Control Panel, ensure the view is set to either “Large icons” or “Small icons” (not “Category”).

Find and click on “Programs and Features”.

3. Turn Windows Features On or Off

You’ll find an option labeled “Turn Windows features on or off” in the left-hand panel of the Programs and Features window. Click on it.

4. Disable Hyper-V

In the Windows Features window, you’ll see a list of features. Scroll down until you find “Hyper-V”. It might have a checkbox beside it.

Uncheck the box next to “Hyper-V”.

After you uncheck the box, a confirmation message might appear informing you that other features depend on Hyper-V and might also be turned off. Click “Yes” or “OK” to proceed.

6. Restart Your Computer

Once you’ve made these changes, you’ll be prompted to restart your computer for the changes to take effect. Save any open work and click “Restart Now” or do so manually.

After following these steps, Hyper-V should be disabled on your system. If you ever need to re-enable it, you can follow the same steps but check the box next to “Hyper-V” instead of unchecking it. And that is, you have successfully fixed Hardware Virtualization Is Enabled in the Acceleration error.

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