Emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration

Emulator: ERROR: x86 emulation currently requires hardware acceleration :

As per this response, the complete steps are:

1) Open SDK Manager (In Android Studio, go to Tools > Android > SDK Manager) and Download Intel x86 Emulator Accelerator (HAXM installer) if you haven’t.

Intel x86 Emulator Accelerator (HAXM installer)

2) Now go to your SDK directory C:\users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Local\Android\sdk\extras\intel\Hardware_Accelerated_Execution_Manager\ and run the file named intelhaxm-android.exe.

In case you get an error like “Intel virtualization technology (vt,vt-x) is not enabled”. Go to your BIOS settings and enable Hardware Virtualization.

3) Restart Android Studio and then try to start the AVD again.

It might take a minute or 2 to show the emulator window.

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