is not supported by the BIOS! One of these was purchased recently and we decided to get the Intel Core 2 Duo P7550 which according to Wikipedia had at the time said it was a chip that supported VT. Of course it got changed after we ordered it on October 11th, line 403. Too bad the upgrade was $100 to this CPU when we really didn’t need it.
After talking with HP support they did offer to replace the laptop with the cheaper CPU that I would have got, but it was going to take too long to do the exchange, so I declined their offer. They also mentioned that this laptop will never have support for the hardware virtualization acceleration. If it’s a deal break, the Dell Studio XPS I believe have it in their BIOS and chips, but you should make sure before you buy it unlike what I did at HP.