[vbox-dev] Failed to create the VirtualBox COM object
klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Wed Feb 4 10:12:37 UTC 2015
This error has two typical reasons:
1) VirtualBox wasn't installed correctly or
2) the file ~/Library/VirtualBox/VirtualBox.xml has been corrupted.
The first issue should be resolved by re-installing, and to check if it
is caused by the second you can move the file elsewhere and then try
BTW, there is a troubleshooting chapter in the manual which gives
additional hints - the information you provide is rather sparse, and
such problems are very rare.
On 03.02.2015 22:35, laskan2k wrote:
> I tried installing virtual box on Mac. When i launch it, i am getting
>> Failed to create the VirtualBox COM object.
>> The application will now terminate.
>> Callee RC: NS_ERROR_FACTORY_NOT_REGISTERED (0x80040154)
>> Machine details:
>> Host: Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10.2)
>> Installer: VirtualBox-4.3.20-96996-OSX
>> I tried posting on forum
>> (https://forums.virtualbox.org/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=65838), but didn't
>> get it resolved.
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