Bios Requirements for Enabling Hyper-V. Short video to show exactly where you might find these settings.
*X64 Server with Hardware Assisted Virtualization (Likely found under Configuration then “Virtualization” or “Processor”
Intel: Intel VT
*Hardware enables Data Execution Prevention (Likely found under Configuration then “Security”)
Intel: XD bit (Execute Disable)
AMD: NX bit (no Execute bit)
*Hyper-V does not support Itanium (IA-64 processors)
*You CAN install windows without these settings, they are only important when you Enable the Hyper-V Role.
* “Hyper-V cannot be installed error” if not set when trying to enable role
The Entire Series can be found at: 70-659 Microsoft Server Virtualization Certification Everything You Need To Know to PASS! Blog Post Series