Apple - Macbook Pro - Bootcamp - Hyper-V

Hi,

I am trying to install Hyper-V on a Macbook Pro with Windows 10 Pro installed via Bootcamp, however it states that the Hyper-V Hypervisor is disabled with the following error message:

Hyper-V cannot be installed: Virtulization support is disabled in the firmware.

Any idea how I can have the Hyper-V Hypervisor feature installed.

Regards,

introlux
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strungCommented:
Here is a rather bizarre solution that I am told works:  http://mikaelkoskinen.net/post/macbook-air-2013-hyper-virtualization-support-is-disabled-fix

Basically, Boot the computer into Mac OS X
Purchase (or get the trial), download and install Parallel Desktop for Mac
Reboot back to Windows 8
And that’s it, the Hyper-V is now available.

If you turn off the computer at some point, the Hyper-V gets disabled until you boot into Mac OS X and run the Parallel Desktop again. So it’s better just to put the MacBook to sleep.

There are a couple of different workarounds suggested here:  http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/120361/how-to-turn-on-hardware-virtualization-on-late-2013-macbook-pro-for-windows-8-1:

Today I bought thunderbolt to Ethernet adapter, plugged it, installed Hyper-V and after reboot I could use it. Even when I unplug the adapter.

So it seems Hyper-V need some sort of Ethernet Adapter installed.

and another suggestion:

In OS X
Go to System Preferences>Startup Disk
Select the BOOTCAMP disk as the startup disk
Reboot

See also:  https://mouxidea.wordpress.com/2014/09/22/macbook-pro-windows-8-hyper-v/
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McKnifeCommented:
By "firmware", the message refers to the UEFI of the machine respectively its BIOS. Enter your BIOS and see if the virtualization options are all activated.
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strungCommented:
@McKnife: Introlux is running this on a Mac. Macs don't have a bios.
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McKnifeCommented:
I read that you can modify EFI/UEFI on MACs, too, using "bless". That info is incorrect?
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introluxAuthor Commented:
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Tried this:

In OS X
 Go to System Preferences>Startup Disk
 Select the BOOTCAMP disk as the startup disk
 Reboot

However I received an error. I was forced to shutdown the laptop via holding down the power button.
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strungCommented:
What was the error? Can you otherwise boot into the boot camp partition by booting while holding down the option key?
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strungCommented:
@McKnife: Re "I read that you can modify EFI/UEFI on MACs, too, using "bless". That info is incorrect?". Sorry. No idea.
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introluxAuthor Commented:
In OS X
 Go to System Preferences>Startup Disk
 Select the BOOTCAMP disk as the startup disk
 Reboot

This method worked! I clicked on target option instead of clicking on the reboot button as instructed! User error! All good now!

Thanks!
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