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a_linux_user
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Help: Failed to open a new session for virtual machine

Post by a_linux_user » Thu May 17, 2018 4:15 am

Hello everyone! I am new to Linux Mint. I am using Linux Mint 18.2 "Sonya".

I am using Windows 95 in VirtualBox to create my OS when this just popped out of my screen:

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Failed to open a new session for the virtual machine Windows '95.
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The virtual machine 'Windows '95' has terminated unexpectedly during startup with exit code 1 (0x1).
Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)
Component:MachineWrap
IMachine {b2547866-a0a1-4391-8b86-6952d82efaa0}
I looked up at almost all websites but all of them have a different issue from mine. I also looked up for tutorials on how to use VirtualBox VM but still no luck. I already have an .iso and .img file, just in case I need it.

And to whoever who helps me, thanks!

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Re: Help: Failed to open a new session for virtual machine

Post by catweazel » Fri May 18, 2018 1:34 am

a_linux_user wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 4:15 am
VirtualBox
If you installed VirtualBox from the repositories then download a newer version from Oracle.

Assuming you have 64bit Mint 18.x, you need these files:
https://download.virtualbox.org/virtual ... _amd64.deb
https://download.virtualbox.org/virtual ... ox-extpack
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