VMware Workstation Player(formerly Player Pro) is a desktop virtualization application that is available for free for private use. With a commercial license, Workstation Player can run restricted virtual machines created with VMware Workstation Pro and Fusion Pro.
When faced with this error when installing the Hyper-V role on a VM machine, follow these steps.
Step1: Select the hardware tab on VM and select processors option on the left pane.
From the drop-down list under virtualization select the preferred mode as Intel VT-x/EPT or AMD-V/RVI option.
-Check the Virtualize Intel VT-x/EPT or AMD-V/RVI checkbox as well.
Step 2: Exit the VMware Workstation application and locate the VMware folder using the windows explorer, locate the corresponding .VMX file of the virtual machine and add hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = “FALSE” perparameter at the end of the file and save. See useful link: http://bit.ly/2FmZU0A
Step 1: From the command prompt, type the following command to enable Hyper-V on your computer.
Launch the command prompt as an administrator and type the following commands, Note: This command does not enable Hyper-V as a hypervisor and reboot.
c:/>hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE" c:/>mce.enable = "TRUE" c:/>vhc.enable = "TRUE"
Note: to enable this command again via command prompt simply this command as an administrator
c:/>bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto
I hope you found this blog post helpful. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment session.