VMware Virtual Machine

Hello Experts,

I'm have just created a virtual machine. When I power up the machine I get the following error displayed in the attached image.

Can someone help me resolve this issue?


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You need to enable VT in your BIOS.
I guess you are installing this on a laptop or PC?

Just restart the machine, startup the BIOS, look for the CPU setting and enable VT. Than you should be good to go.
Miguel Angel Perez MuñozCommented:
Reboot your Hypervisor and enter on BIOS, then, search for virtualization features or VT features and enable them.
Other way can be set virtual machine as 32bit computer: https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-50/topic/com.vmware.vsphere.vm_admin.doc_50/GUID-3B66132C-F3E7-4F86-836F-80A03AC99E2A.html

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
This looks like a Nested environment, and the Intel VT Hardware flags are NOT being sent to the Virtual Machine.

If this is ESXi this is normal!

What is the VM ?

You will get the same error by default with VMware ESXi, if you install ESXi in ESXi!
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cpatte7372Author Commented:
Hello chaps,

Thanks for responding.

I'm running the machine from a website called baremetal.com. Therefore, I'm not sure I can get to the bios when I boot the machine.

Is it not possible to make the change while the server is live and then reboot?

cpatte7372Author Commented:

The site is called baremetalcloud.com

cpatte7372Author Commented:
Hello Miguel,

Changing to 32bit worked liked a dream.


cpatte7372Author Commented:
Cheers mate
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