Which One Is Right for You?

If you want to run multiple operating systems on one machine, or multiple copies of the same operating system, then you only have two ways to do it: dual boot or virtual machine. Both methods are useful, but they serve different purposes.

Not sure which one is right for you? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’ll go through a series of questions that you should ask yourself. Your answers to these questions will let you know which method is better for your particular needs.

Note: If you don’t know what a virtual machine is, start with our introductory article on […]

Can’t Get Virtualization Working on Your PC? 5 Simple Solutions to Try

Virtualization is a super useful feature available on nearly every modern computer. It allows you to create additional virtual environments that run on your actual hardware, so you can test out new operating systems, run old apps, and more.

Sometimes, though, virtualization won’t work right. If you’re tried to set up VirtualBox or another virtualization program and receive an error like “VT-x hardware acceleration is not available on your system,” try these steps to get it working properly.

1. Enable Virtualization in Your BIOS

In most cases, virtualization won’t work because it’s disabled in your computer’s BIOS or UEFI. Though most modern computers […]