VirtualBox: VT-x features locked or unavailable in MSR



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You are using VirtualBox and have configured the virtual machine. But, whenever you try to start the virtual machine, you are dumping with below error,

VirtualBox - VT-x features locked or unavailable in MSR

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine CTC.

VT-x features locked or unavailable in MSR. (VERR_VMX_MSR_LOCKED_OR_DISABLED).

Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005)
Component: Console
Interface: IConsole {db7ab4ca-2a3f-4183-9243-c1208da92392}

Solution

1. Go to Setting. Choose System and under the Acceleration tab, make sure the Enable VT-x/AMD-V is checked.

2. Go to your computer BIOS (different computer manufacturers will have different way – google!) and enable the virtualization technology.

3. Restart your computer and start the virtual machine.

4. If above steps are not working, reduce the processor and start the virtual machine.

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