VirtualBox

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#20879 new defect

Error creating a new Host Network Manager

Reported by: mestebanpt Owned by:
Component: network/hostif Version: VirtualBox 6.1.32
Keywords: Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: Windows

Description

When I try to create a new Host Network Manager I receive this error:

Assertion failed: [!aInterfaceName.isEmpty()] at 'F:\tinderbox\win-6.1\src\VBox\Main\src-server\HostNetworkInterfaceImpl.cpp' (76) in long cdecl HostNetworkInterface::init(class com::Utf8Str,class com::Utf8Str,class com::Guid,enum MIDL_MIDL_itf_VirtualBox_0000_0000_0046). Please contact the product vendor!.

I am running a 6.1.3 version on a Windows 11 Microsoft Surface Laptop.

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Karen Ellrick, 2 years ago

I have this same issue. Any word on a solution?

My case: MSI laptop with Windows 11 Home, VirtualBox 6.1.36. It's a new PC - I installed VirtualBox and Vagrant, and copied the VM files from my old Win10 PC. I asked on SuperUser, and someone said I should report it to you, so I created an Oracle account just to write this comment.

My new PC doesn't have a physical Ethernet port - one of the comments on this old Stack Overflow answer hinted that it might matter. But surely that's not a prerequisite for having a VM!

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