HOST_VIRT_UNAVAILABLE ( Minikube install issues )

while installing minikube , unable to run it using driver as virtual box.

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minikube start --driver=virtualbox

  • minikube v1.14.1 on Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise 10.0.19041 Build 19041
  • Using the virtualbox driver based on existing profile
  • Starting control plane node minikube in cluster minikube
  • Creating virtualbox VM (CPUs=2, Memory=4000MB, Disk=20000MB) …
    ! StartHost failed, but will try again: creating host: create: precreate: This computer doesn’t have VT-X/AMD-v enabled. Enabling it in the BIOS is mandatory
  • Creating virtualbox VM (CPUs=2, Memory=4000MB, Disk=20000MB) …
  • Failed to start virtualbox VM. Running “minikube delete” may fix it: creating host: create: precreate: This computer doesn’t have VT-X/AMD-v enabled. Enabling it in the BIOS is mandatory

X Exiting due to HOST_VIRT_UNAVAILABLE: Failed to start host: creating host: create: precreate: This computer doesn’t have VT-X/AMD-v enabled. Enabling it in the BIOS is mandatory

Virtualization enabled at Windows OS ( Win 10 )

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$ minikube version
minikube version: v1.14.1
commit: b0389943568c59c1d5a35f739c02f5127eee6e56

+++++++++ Virtual Box is 6.1 ++++++++++

Kubectl status

$ kubectl version --client
Client Version: version.Info{Major:“1”, Minor:“18”, GitVersion:“v1.18.8”, GitCommit:“9f2892aab98fe339f3bd70e3c470144299398ace”, GitTreeState:“clean”, BuildDate:“2020-08-13T16:12:48Z”, GoVersion:“go1.13.15”, Compiler:“gc”, Platform:“windows/amd64”}

Kindly suggest

Snapshot of my laptop settings -

System Manufacturer: LENOVO
System Model: 20S1S3B00F
System Type: x64-based PC
Processor(s): 1 Processor(s) Installed.
[01]: Intel64 Family 6 Model 142 Stepping 12 GenuineIntel ~804 Mhz
BIOS Version: LENOVO N2XET23W (1.13 ), 26-08-2020
Windows Directory: C:\WINDOWS
System Directory: C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device: \Device\HarddiskVolume1
System Locale: en-us;English (United States)

Total Physical Memory: 16,135 MB
Available Physical Memory: 8,734 MB
Virtual Memory: Max Size: 18,567 MB
Virtual Memory: Available: 10,040 MB
Virtual Memory: In Use: 8,527 MB
Page File Location(s): C:\pagefile.sys

Network Card(s): 4 NIC(s) Installed.
[02]: Intel® Ethernet Connection (10) I219-V
Connection Name: Ethernet
Status: Media disconnected
[03]: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX201 160MHz
Connection Name: Wi-Fi
DHCP Enabled: Yes
DHCP Server: 192.168.1.1

                       [04]: Bluetooth Device (Personal Area Network)
                             Connection Name: Bluetooth Network Connection
                             Status:          Media disconnected

Hyper-V Requirements: A hypervisor has been detected. Features required for Hyper-V will not be displayed.