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I haven't been able to turn on hardware virtualization on a Mac with BootCamp (Windows 10).
All the solutions I have found say that I need to restart and choose OS X ( including How to turn on Hardware Virtualization on Late 2013 MacBook Pro (for Windows 8.1 using Boot Camp)?), but my problem is that BootCamp is the only partition there is my machine.

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  • It's not a duplicate. I even mentioned that question one in the text – Jordan Jan 24 at 1:59
  • What year/model is your Mac? there was a switch in firmware 2012 or 2013 – user3052786 Jan 24 at 2:07
  • Not sure about the exact model, it's a 15-inch retina display. Is that something you can check from Bootcamp? – Jordan Jan 24 at 2:13
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    You can get recovery mode command+r. Power off machine. Hold down command+r; power one. Continue holder til you see something. This is a variant of macOS. Don't know if it sets this bit or not. There is boot of of apple sever too. To manually start up from macOS Recovery over the Internet, press and hold Option-Command-R or Shift-Option-Command-R at startup support.apple.com/en-us/HT201314 – historystamp Jan 24 at 4:01
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After getting on Internet recovery mode and just restarting from there (nothing else done) then virtualization got enabled in BootCamp!

  • Yes, if you choose startup disk, that should work.. But I'm wondering, does it stick? A little hit and miss ime, if you ever suffer a crash and find the feature is disabled remember to do this again – user3052786 Jan 24 at 6:14
  • it does not stick. Annoying – Jordan May 12 at 4:40

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