How To Check if Your Processor Supports Virtualization Technology

Do you want to know if your processor supports Virtualization Technology (VT)? If you want to run XP mode in Windows 7 or if you want to use VMWare or any other virtualization solution, then your processor must support Virtualization.

Check Processor Support For Virtualization Technology (VT)

Intel Processor: If you have an Intel processor, then download and install Intel Processor Identification Utility. Now run the utility, accept their license agreement. You will get details about your processor within a few minutes.

In the results check if the Intel(R) Virtualization Technology support is there.

AMD Processor: If you have an AMD processor then download and install the AMD VT Compatibility Check Utility to check if your AMD processor supports virtualization.

Other Processors: If you have any other processor, then download the Microsoft® Hardware Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool. Its a generic virtualization detection tool that works for Intel and AMD processors as well. Just run this tool and you’ll get the results instantly.

• If your processor does not support virtualization, then it will display the following result,

• If you processor does supports virtualization, but its disabled in the BIOS, then the following result will be displayed.

• If hardware virtualization is supported by your processor and its enabled in BIOS, then this will be displayed,

Hope you can now find out if your processor supports Hardware-Assisted Virtualization or Virtualization Technology (VT) in short.

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