Ticket #12149 (closed defect: invalid)

Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

cant start VM in windows 8

Reported by: rickm Owned by:
Component: VM control Version: VirtualBox 4.2.18
Keywords: VM Failure Cc:
Guest type: Linux Host type: Windows


I am running VMBox in Win 8. made several attempts to load CentOS into a vm and get the following error ...

Failed to open a session for the virtual machine CentOS-3.

VT-x features locked or unavailable in MSR. (VERR_VMX_MSR_LOCKED_OR_DISABLED).

Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: Console Interface: IConsole {db7ab4ca-2a3f-4183-9243-c1208da92392}

Change History

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to invalid

The error message means that the VT-x feature is not available on your host. Please check the BIOS settings.

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