A game detects my system as a virtual machine

Hoomaan.A 1 Reputation point
2022-01-25T09:26:20.62+00:00

i installed need for speed most wanted 2012 but when I open it I see an error which says: sorry, this application can not run under a virtual machine but i am not using any virtual machines. I even uninstalled VMware workstation but still i have problem opening the game. I am using Windows 10 and i checked windows features and Hyper-V is also off but i can not run the game.............

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Windows 10: A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.Compatibility: The extent to which hardware or software adheres to an accepted standard.
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  1. Limitless Technology 39,436 Reputation points
    2022-01-25T17:29:18.127+00:00

    Hi there,

    As you have disabled the Hyper v on Programs and Features try the below steps and see if they are helpful.

    • Press the Windows key + R, to open the Run dialog box.
    • Type services.msc and click ok
    • Look for the VMWare USB Arbitration Service and double click on it to open Properties.
    • Select Disabled from the drop-down for
    • Startup and Stop the service.
    • Click on Apply and OK.

    You can also try disabling the feature from the BIOS menu.


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