can I enable Intel Virtualization Technology via terminal or without using the bios. Is this possible or not?


If it is disabled in BIOS you can not enable it in terminal. I had problem with my Lenovo laptop that did not have option for virtualization in BIOS and I had to update BIOS to get it enabled (I needed it for VirtualBox).

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    I have the same issue with my vaio because I cannot access advanced settings of bios, I want it for my virtual box too – Suzy Tros Apr 11 '16 at 19:21
  • Explain why cant you access these settings. My case was that the BIOS did not even display the AMD-V option. – NonStandardModel Apr 11 '16 at 19:29
  • To access the advanced settings I either have to press assist button and the power or f2 + power button but none of these works and I can only access bios but not the advanced settings. I have an e-series sony vaio – Suzy Tros Apr 11 '16 at 19:32
  • FWIW often advanced settings in the bios is disabled. You have to update the bios or if that fails write your own - bios-mods.com – Panther Apr 11 '16 at 19:44
  • I looked on the net a bit and found a polite answer by some sony tech-guy that "users can only access basic BIOS. For more conntact sony services. " I realy cant understand why!! If processor supports some feature why its disabled by laptop producer. Hope you find solution. Upgrading bios or something. Good luck. – NonStandardModel Apr 11 '16 at 19:50

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