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Unable to find 'Enable nested virtualization' option in virtual machine's configuration

APPLIES TO:
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Business Edition
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition

Symptoms

Unable to find 'Enable nested virtualization' option in Windows 10 virtual machine configuration on Parallels Desktop Pro/Business edition.

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Cause

Wrong Operation System type specified in virtual machine's Configuration.

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Resolution

Change virtual machine's Operation System type:

  1. Shut down virtual machine and open it's configuration.
  2. Switch to General tab.
  3. Press dropdown menu located above the Name field:

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  4. Switch to Auto-detect or Windows 10.
  5. Switch to Hardware tab then to CPU & Memory.
  6. Expand Advanced settings option and tick 'Enable nested virtualization' option.

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  7. Close configuration window and launch virtual machine.

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