If Hyper-V is not showing on your Windows 11 PC, it may be because it is not enabled or your system does not meet the hardware requirements for running Hyper-V.
According to various reports from Windows 11 users whenever they type Hyper-v in Windows search, the same application doesn’t appear. And if you landed on this blog post, you’re facing something similar, right?
FYI, Hyper-V is a virtualization platform that allows you to create and run virtual machines on your Windows 11 computer. And the majority of users use this platform as per their needs.
So the question is Why I can’t see Hyper-V in Windows 11? Most of the time, this happens due to two reasons:
- Hyper V is disabled on Windows 11 PC
- Your PC doesn’t meet the minimum requirements to run Hyper-V
Fix – Hyper V Not Showing in Windows 11
To help you out, we decided to cover possible solutions that will help in fixing the issue. So without further delay, let’s start with the first method:
Check if Virtualization is Enabled – If the Virtualization feature is disabled on your PC, you won’t be able to use Hyper-v in Windows 11. Learn, How to Check If Virtualization is Enabled in Windows 11.
After checking if you find out, Virtualization is disabled, then enter the BIOS to Enable Virtualization on Windows 11 PC.
Check Edition of Windows 11 – Hyper-V feature is only available in Windows 11 Pro, Windows 11 Enterprise, and Windows 11 Education Edition. If you’re running Windows 11 Home Edition, then you won’t be able to Enable Hyper-V on Windows 11.
Don’t worry there’s a workaround for it as well. Learn, How to Enable Hyper V in Windows 11 Home.
And this also answers a question i.e. Why Hyper-V is not showing in Windows features?
Hyper-V is Disabled – In case, your CPU support Virtualization, and you’re running compatible Windows 11 edition and still Hyper-V isn’t showing, then there’s a possibility that is disabled.
Here’s how you can Enable and Install Hyper-V on Windows 11 PC.
So these are possible reasons and solutions that will definitely help in fixing the issue when Hyper-V not showing in Windows 11.
In case, you’re facing any other issue related to Hyper V, then feel free to ask us via comments.
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