Enable VT-x on the ThinkPad X200

So I got this new laptop, a ThinkPad X200 that I’m mainly going to use for web development and school, but I had a problem getting virtual machines to start. I checked the BIOS and turned on VT-x (Intel Virtualization Technology), but the OS didn’t seem to care. Turns out you have to shutdown the laptop completely: rebooting alone won’t change the setting!** **Unplug the laptop and take out the battery if you have one inserted, then wait for 10 seconds and then start again....

August 12, 2015 · 1 min · 129 words · Gian Sass