How to fix Android Studio’s android emulator is incompatible with Hyper-V error

Hyper-V needs to be disabled to start an Android emulator in Android Studio.

hyper-v android studio device emulator error

The fix is straight forward. Clicking the Turn off Hyper-V link and following the instructions will fix the error. Here are the instructions below

Intel HAXM is required to run this AVD.
Android Emulator is incompatible with Hyper-V.

Infeliciter, you cannot have Hyper-V running and use the emulator.
Here is what you can do:

  1. Start a command prompt as Administrator
  2. Run the follow command
    bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off
  3. Reboot your machine

Once your machine has rebooted then the android emulator’s in Android Studio should run as normal.


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