Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (Intel® HAXM)

Intel® Hardware Accelerated Execution Manager (Intel® HAXM) is a hardware-assisted virtualization engine (hypervisor) that uses Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) to speed up Android* app emulation on a host machine. In combination with Android x86 emulator images provided by Intel and the official Android SDK Manager, Intel HAXM allows for faster Android emulation on Intel VT enabled systems.

The following platforms are supported by Intel HAXM:

Microsoft Windows*
Operating systemWindows® 10 (32/64-bit), Windows* 8 and 8.1 (32/64-bit), Windows* 7 (32/64-bit)
Installation Guide and System Requirements - Windows (7.3.2)
DescriptionSystem Driver (Sep 19, 2018)
Size2.62 MB
Checksums(MD5) 52a1d112d023291ca7c5611aece448d2
Operating systemOS X* 10.10 (Yosemite) or higher
Installation Guide and System Requirements – macOS
haxm-macosx_ (7.3.2)
DescriptionSystem Driver (Sep 19, 2018)
Size220 KB
Checksums(MD5) c1a533ff91bc98bfb89c496175c69a2a
Operating systemInstallation Guide and System Requirements - Linux

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shakya, vishwa pratap's picture

Hello Technical Team,

I want to install 

Intel *86 emulator acclerator (HAXM installer)  using Android Studio 3.0.1

but it fails and give me 
Failed to install Intel HAXM. For details, please check the installation log: "C:\Users\`Admin\AppData\Local\Temp\haxm_log985.txt"
but when i open the file then it show me 
HAXM installer log started 

and in this way I could not able to install any android emulator

please guide me ,my VT-x is on .Thanks in advance.


Asha, Fuyu,

I also tried installing directly from the .dmg but was unable to run an accelerated device on macOS High Sierra Version 10.13.2.

Just to be sure I modified the and successfully ran it, but still got the same error when I tried an accelerated android emulator  "/dev/HAX is missing"


-for v in 10.8 10.9 10.10 10.11 10.12

+for v in 10.8 10.9 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13


Asha, Fuyu's picture

The .sh script blocks based on macOS version, but you can install directly using the IntelHAXM_6.2.1.dmg on macOS 10.13 (High Sierra) and it works for my use case (running Android Emulators).

So, Albert's picture


Are there updates regarding supporting macOS High Sierra? 

Folks have to upgrade in order to patch their systems for Spectre so the priority of this request is now higher.


Ditto above, when will you support ​Intel(R) HAXM in High Sierra 10.13.x.?

zhang, simen's picture

when will you have a new Intel(R) HAXM version to support  High Sierra is 10.13.x.?


10.13.x has born long time...

Thai Le (Intel)'s picture

when will you have a new Intel(R) HAXM version to support  High Sierra is 10.13.x.?

Bartlomiej M.'s picture

Doesn't support MacOS High Sierra. When can we expect it will be supported?


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