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Error Starting Virtual Machine

PostPosted: 13. Apr 2015, 17:43
by freeman00in

I initially installed the VirtualBox-4.3.20-96997-Win in January this year. It was working fine for about a month, the period I was using it.

However, today, after a gap of about 2 months when I again wanted to use it, it refused to open and flashed the error message mentioned below. I read somewhere that reinstalling helps in solving this problem and so I did exactly that by first using the same version and when that didn't work I downloaded the recent version (VirtualBox-4.3.26-98988-Win) and installed it. However it too is displaying the same message now.

Can someone help me in solving this problem?

System OS: Windows Vista SP1
Firewall/Antivirus: Yes (Windows/Avira respectively)
OS to run in VM: Ubuntu

Error Message
Failed to open a session for the virtual machine CS50 Appliance 2014.

The virtual machine 'CS50 Appliance 2014' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1). More details may be available in 'C:\Users\Viper\VirtualBox VMs\CS50 Appliance 2014\Logs\VBoxStartup.log'.

Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005)
Component: Machine
Interface: IMachine {480cf695-2d8d-4256-9c7c-cce4184fa048}

Log file attached in zip format.
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Re: Error Starting Virtual Machine

PostPosted: 15. Apr 2015, 18:11
by socratis

Re: Error Starting Virtual Machine

PostPosted: 25. Apr 2019, 07:03
by masera
I have the same issue and still not yet resolve

Re: Error Starting Virtual Machine

PostPosted: 25. Apr 2019, 10:11
by andyp73
@masera - I expect that 4 years on you may have a problem that results in the same error dialog to be displayed but I would be very surprised if it has the same root cause. It would be much better if you could open your own topic and describe in details the problem that you do have.


Re: Error Starting Virtual Machine

PostPosted: 25. Apr 2019, 11:23
by socratis
Yeah, too late for this thread, dead for too long, can't be revived. :?
Locking it, off you go along with the rest of the zombies...