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Android

Emulator Problems

Hi, I have been having major setbacks trying to figure this out for the last few weeks now. I recently downloaded the new AS Marshmallow 6 which works fine except when i try to launch an emulator it will not launch! I tried enable HAXM Hardware Acceleration but it wont wont without Virtualization Technology which my ASUS k54c Intel Pentium CPU8950 RAM 4GB 64bit operating system does not support. I have watched plenty of videos to correct this but even following tutorials to the letter my computer seems unaffected. So I borrowed my friends HTC 310 phone and once again tried the advice to get that working but It just wont show up in AVD Manager under choose a running device even tho the correct driver is installed. At this stage im just losing my hair and fear the worst for my laptops cosmetic safety!! So please help me guys I need to fix this.

1 Answer

Henrik Hansen
Henrik Hansen
23,176 Points

You should try the Genymotion Emulator. It is free and better than the included emulator.

tried genymotion it worked once then stopped working even after i uninstalled and reinstalled. Might it be that Marshmallow 6.0s emulator just isnt supported on my laptop? The only options I see are try one more Android phone and if that fails try an older version of AS until I get a newer laptop.

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,403 Points

According to your CPU's specsheet doesn't have the Virtualization Technology required by HAXM. You can try one of the arm images instead of the x86 images, but they'll be slower. What as the trouble you had with Genymotion, and what did it do when it failed?