how to get VT support in laptop

Brian Lavender brian at
Fri Nov 4 10:35:53 CDT 2011

On Sat, Oct 15, 2011 at 10:39:00AM +0530, Tapas Mishra wrote:
> I am having a Dell Inspiron 1440 laptop. This does not have
> virtualization support.I want  Virtualization Technology support in
> this laptop.
> In case if I want to get motherboard replaced what are my options?

I am pretty sure your motherboard supports Intel VT. I think I had to
upgrade my BIOS on the 1440 to see the virtualization option. Both the
T7250 and the T7500 support Intel-VT. Check the model CPU for your laptop
to verify it supports VT.

Brian Lavender

"There are two ways of constructing a software design. One way is to
make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies. And the other
way is to make it so complicated that there are no obvious deficiencies."

Professor C. A. R. Hoare
The 1980 Turing award lecture

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