Can someone help me... do UNLOCK my LOCKED BIOS settings please..

Discussion in 'BIOS Mods' started by mohammad_tns, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. mohammad_tns

    mohammad_tns MDL Novice

    Dec 23, 2011
    I need help in unlocking my Dell Vostro 220 Hardware Virtualization...

    I am new at this... please advise me...

    I ran SecurAble and it gave me the results below:

    64-bit Maximum Word Length

    Hardware D.E.P --- YES

    Hardware Virtualization --- Locked Off

    My Processor is the Intel Dual Core E5200 @ 2.5 GHz

    I want to have the Hardware Virtualization ON for improved Virtualization by VM ware, VirtualBox, etc...

    Can anyone help me safely achieve this..?

    Motherboard Manufacturer and Model : Dell -- Dont know much, but in the CMOS Setup it said on the Top;
    "CMOS Setup Utility (c) 1985-2008 American Megatrends Inc.

    -System Info: Vostro 220 Series
    -Bios Revision : 1.30 6/22/2010
    -Bios Type : Dont know
    -Bios SLIC : Dont know
    -Bios File Name: Vx20-130.EXE

    Please help me learn and give me advice on how to unlock my BIOS so that I can access the VHD settings that I cant seem to find...

  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

    Jul 23, 2008
    ebay, E6400 for ~ £20, open case, remove heatsink, change processor, job done!