Opened 11 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#11151 closed defect (obsolete)

Cannot Install VirtualBox in Windows 8 Pro x64

Reported by: qtxie Owned by:
Component: installer Version: VirtualBox 4.2.4
Keywords: Windows8; chinese Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: Windows


Host: Windows 8 Pro x64 system language:Chinese VirtualBox version: 4.2.4-81684-Win

Double click the install file VirtualBox-4.2.4-81684-Win.exe to install the software, but it prompt an error messagebox. The message below:

Installation failed! Error:系统找不到指定的路径。

And no VBox.log file create.

I find it is caused by my chinese user name. VirtualBox can't recognize my user folder:


Then I create a new user with the English name "qtxie280", and my user folder is:


This time VirtualBox can be installed.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Frank Mehnert, 9 years ago

Resolution: obsolete
Status: newclosed
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