How To Check If Virtualization is Enabled in Windows 10 / 11

If you are looking for computers that are capable of Virtualization, then you must first know if your Windows PC is based on Intel or AMD processors or not. Well, these two processors come with the capability to manage virtualization using a pair of integrated CPU codes. For the CPU codes to be  active, BIOS needs to be turned on because it’s turned off by default.

So, if you want to check if your CPU supports virtualization you must first check your PC is using which type of CPU. To know if virtualization is enabled in your CPU, you can follow the below method.


Solution: Using Task Manager


Step 1: Press CTRL + Shift + Esc keys together from your keyboard to open Task manager

Step 2: In The Task Manager window, click on the Performance tab. Check the CPU details that are shown by-default as you open the Performance tab.  Under CPU details  on the right-side of the screen check the Virtualization section. It will show if it’s Enabled or Disabled. Here, we can see it’s Enabled.


Task Manager Performance Cpu Virtualization


That’s it and that’s how you check if virtualization is Enabled in your CPU.

For Windows 11 Users

When Task manager Opens up, Just click on Performance Tab on the left side and you will land on the page which will show you whether Virtualization is enabled or not.

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