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As we know that the operating system of the Android emulator is different from the Windows operating system. You can't directly run Android emulator on Windows PC but with the help of virtualization technology, Android emulator now can perform on a virtualized "computer". This is how Android emulator work on your PC.

 

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Check this video out if you want to learn quickly how to enable VT on your PC.

 

1. Why I have to enable VT on PC?

The emulator needs to run in an "independent" environment separating from the Windows OS, and VT is designed for providing this environment. Enabling VT allows the emulator to get more computer resources to run apps or games. In order to ensure the smoothness of gaming experience on LDPlayer, VT must be enabled.

 

Enabling VT will not cause any harm to the computer. Sometimes you can't even launch LDPlayer when it is disabled. On the contrary, after VT is enabled, the emulator runs 10 times faster! No more FPS lag/stutter in various games.


 

2. First check whether VT is supported by your PC 

However, some PCs don't support VT. Now the question is, how do I know if VT is supported by my PC?

 

Step 1: Click the following link to download a portable tool, which can be used to judge whether VT is supported or enabled. leomoon.com/static/?file=leomoon-cpu-v_win.zip

 

Step 2: Directly double-click this file with an extension of .exe after it is downloaded.

 

Step 3: You will get one of the following three results.

How to enable VT (Virtualization Technology) How to enable VT (Virtualization Technology)

How to enable VT (Virtualization Technology)

 

As you can see the pictures above, the first picture shows that VT is not supprted and so can't be enabled. The second one shows that your PC supports VT but you have disabled it. If you are in the situation of last picture, you can close this guide and enjoy your happy gaming on LDPlayer.

 

3. Second check whether VT is enabled

You can also check whether VT is enabled in the following way.

See if the character 'VT' is shown in the top right corner of LDPlayer. If it is, VT is disabled or used by other computer programs. If it isn't, VT is enabled and so you can directly ignore this tutorial.

How to enable VT (Virtualization Technology)


 

4. Common method of enabling VT for most PCs

But how do I enable VT? The steps below will teach you what you should do. Please note that you have to do all these steps by yourself because you will enter BIOS and Windows operating system won't run on your computer at that time. That is to say, we can't give you a hand through TeamViewer which only runs on Windows operating system.

 

Step 1: Enter BIOS after re-boots your PC

Restart your computer, press the F2 or Del key repeatedly as soon as your computer shuts down.

How to enable VT (Virtualization Technology)

 

If you still can't enter BIOS after doing that, please try pressing another key. Now you may want to know which key you should press. Each brand of laptop, desktop and motherboard has different BIOS entry keys. Please view the table below to find your own laptop, desktop or motherboard. If you can't find yours, please search Google for accurate answer applying to your own brand of laptop, desktop or motherboard.

How to enable VT (Virtualization Technology)

 

Step 2: Enable VT in your BIOS settings

After you enter BIOS, press the ←, →, ↑ or ↓ key to switch from one item to another if you don't see your cursor on your screen. In addition, to press the Enter key will allow you to have one item selected.

 

Find the VT item which is usually named Intel(R) Virtualization Technology, Virtualization, Virtual, VT-X or SVM. In general, you can find it here: Advanced > Processor Configuration/Security.

How to enable VT (Virtualization Technology)


Select Intel(R) Virtualization Technology and change to Enabled.

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Last but not least, press the F10 key to save and exit


 

5. Guides to enabe VT on common computers or motherboards

 

Enable Virtualization Technology (VT) on Lenovo desktop and laptop

Enable Virtualization Technology (VT) on ASUS desktop and laptop

Enable Virtualization Technology (VT) on Dell desktop and laptop

Enable Virtualization Technology (VT) on HP desktop and laptop

Enable Virtualization Technology (VT) on MSI computer and motherboard

Enable Virtualization Technology (VT) on GIGABYTE computer and motherboard


 

6. PC boots too fast to access BIOS?

The computer's startup speed is too fast, which makes it too late to press the corresponding key to enter the BIOS. You can refer to this guide and follow the operations to solve the fast startup problem in the computer.


 

7. VT has been enabled in BIOS, but not detected by LDPlaye?

The VT has been enabled, but the VT prompt still appears in the upper right corner of the emulator. This may be caused by the Hyper-V of your Windows operating system or the antivirus program Avast occupying the computer VT technology. Check this tutorial to solve it the VT not detected by LDPlayer error.


 

8. Other emulator optimization tutorials

If you still feel that the emulator lags after enabling the VT, you can read the following emulator optimization tutorials.

Uninstall an update KB4100347 for Windows 10 to improve CPU performance by 10%

How to Update Graphics Driver for Maximum Gaming Performance

How to Switch From Integrated GPU to Dedicated GPU (NVIDIA-AMD)

 

Thank you for using LDPlayer, and we hope you like it. If you have other questions, you can contact us through the following Email: support@ldplayer.net