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Error Starting VMware in Hyper-V

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I am setting up a V-sphere 6.7 host on Hyper-V created VM and when I try to power on the VM I get an error stating the VM cannot power on because Hypervisor is not running.  I have enabled the physical BIOS on my local machine to support virtualization.
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Shabarinath RamadasanInfrastructure Architect

Commented:
Was there any configuration done to rune a VM as a nested VM?

Cheers!
Top Expert 2014

Commented:
I think they are nesting the other way around.

Can you run other VMs? If not try bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto followed by a reboot.
AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.

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Hold up right,

So, you've set up a new VM, you're THEN trying to install ESXi, which is a hypervisor in it's own right, so you're basically

Installing a hypervisor (Hyper-V)

Then creating a VM

Then installing another hypervisor (ESXi)

And expecting it to work properly? Well short answer is it doesn't, there's no native support.

https://www.nakivo.com/blog/install-esxi-hyper-v/

You need to inject drivers into ESXi, also it only supports ESXi 6 from what I read

regards
Alex
AlexA lack of information provides a lack of a decent solution.

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https://communities.vmware.com/thread/620668

Actually with 6.7 there is no work around to get this to work.

Regards
Alex
Top Expert 2016
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you have to setup to allow a nested hypervisor

Set-VMProcessor -VMName 'V-HOST 1" -ExposeVirtualizationExtensions $true
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