WMware AVX2 but AVX Not Present

My ESXi server recently produced an error message labeled “AVX2 but AVX Not Present”.  After converting a Virtual Machine (VM) from VMware Workstation and importing into ESXi, I received this message.

I used the vCenter Converter Standalone tool which worked flawlessly. Scouring the internet, it appears you need to modify the VMX file and downgrade the virtual hardware version labeled the following:

virtualHW.version = “AppropriateNumberHere”

You can fix the error message by changing the virtual hardware version from “11” to “10”.

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