How to enable Virtualization in BIOS of Windows 10 Home (HP Systems)! Solved!

To enable the virtualization in the Windows 10 Home Edition HP systems follow the below steps:

Step 1) Start the System
Step 2) Repeatedly press the ESC key at booting/startup time, you will see below screen

Startup Menu on pressing ESC key multiple times at startup

Step 3) Press the F10 key for BIOS Setup.


Step 4) Press the right arrow key to System Configuration tab.

Step 5) Select Virtualization Technology and then press the Enter key as shown above
Step 6) Select Enabled and press the Enter key.
Step 7) Press the F10 key and select Yes and press the Enter key to save changes and Reboot.

In the System Configuration

Step 8) Verify if the Virtualization enabled or not. Open Task Manager ->Performance Tab as show in below picture

Virtualization is set as enabled!

So these above steps you can follow to enable Virtualization in HP Systems or similar Windows Systems!

This was actually done as a part of installing Docker on Windows 10 HOME Edition as Docker Desktop does not support Windows Home Edition. So We need to install Docker Toolbox on Windows 10 home and Enable Virtualization in the BIOS!

In the next post we will see how we can install Docker toolbox on our Windows 10 Home Edition!


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