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Cannot launch AVD in emulator on Windows: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration!
emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration! Please ensure Intel HAXM is properly installed and usable. CPU acceleration status: HAX kernel module is not installed!
I tried downloading it but all I can find are things I have to purchase.
Both these answers helped a bit. The problem I'm currently running into after some more research is that my laptop has an AMD processor and not an Intel processor. I allowed Virtual Technology to be enabled through the BIOS menu of my computer but I still can't install the intel driver which seems to be the only thing that will allow it to work. I'm running on windows and not linux too
Charles Joseph McQuain6,234 Points
I had this same exact issue on my computer, running Windows 8.1.
While I chose to install the appropriate module in the Android SDK Manager, it still didn't solve my issue. Through some research, I found that you install the driver directly through Intel's website: https://software.intel.com/en-us/android/articles/intel-hardware-accelerated-execution-manager
This solved my issue, so I hope it brings you some luck. I read that this was an issue where possible anti-virus software was blocking the installer from Android SDK Manager. I currently use Avast as my anti-virus software.
Russell Comer26,102 Points
In some of the research I've done it shows that there is only support for AMD processor's if you are running linux, and if you have an Intel processor like i do and its about 3 years old it will not work either so then create a new generic AVD that does not use hardware acceleration or buy a new mac like I plan to do and then be able to develop iOS apps as well.
yep just run into the same issue (i had not idea that running AMD would be a issue - luckily i have a separate laptop i can use ..)