VirtualBox

Ticket #11033 (new defect)

Opened 19 months ago

GUI error during the creation of a virtual disk (WINDOWS 7)

Reported by: Asphyxium Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.2.0 Keywords: virtual disk, quotation marks, quotation
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Windows

Description

There is something that happens that the programmers didn't think of to be addressed by a specific error message during the naming of a new virtual disk with Windows 7 (all earlier versions apply as well. Windows 8 probably applies, too.)

Apparently VB creates a file inside of the VB directory somewhere under the exact name as is given for the virtual drive. If you use quotation marks in the name (IE: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" Beta 2), it will give you an error message saying there was a problem creating the virtual drive, as you cannot include quotation marks in a filename with Windows.

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