Monday, June 26, 2017

Is your Windows 10 computer SLAT Compatible?

SLAT stands for Seccond Level Address Translation is a hardware based virtualization technology. It reduces the overhead assoiated with software manged shadow page tables.

How do you find your computer is SLAT compatible?

There is a nice tool here that readily tells you if your computer is compatible.

Download the tool and extract the executable ( ChecksSLATStatusOfMachine.exe; 15KB) to a folder. Double click the executable to bring up this page.


Just double click the label Click To Check.

You get the answer after a little while as shown.


Although this works whether Hyper-V is enabled or not but if the OS supports Hyper-V you may assume it is SLAT compatible. In order to enable Hyper-V follow these posts.

Activating Hyper-V on Windows 10:

Enabling Hyper-V on Windows 8.1 OS:

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