How to Install Intel HAXM in a Machine with Hyper-V

Problem:

Intel HAXM helps speeding up Android emulators. However it cannot work in parallel with Hyper-V.

You want to install Intel HAXM without removing Hyper-V.

Solution:

Use the steps below to temporarily turn Hyper-V off to install Intel HAXM and launch Android Studio emulators.

  1. Open a Command Prompt or PowerShell as Admin
  2. Execute the command below to turn Hyper-V off
bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off

3. Restart your computer.

4. Install Intel HAXM

sdk\extras\intel\Hardware_Accelerated_Execution_Manager\intelhaxm-android.exe
where sdk is the location of Android SDK.

5. Verify Intel HAXM installation

sc query intelhaxm

To turn Hyper-V on again, use the steps below:

  1. Open a Command Prompt or PowerShell as Admin
  2. Execute the command below to turn Hyper-V off
bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype auto start

3. Restart your computer.

 

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