Opened 17 years ago

Closed 17 years ago

#636 closed defect (duplicate)

Virtual Box 1.5.0 doesn´t start on WinXP Home - Critical Error Message

Reported by: BartS Owned by:
Component: other Version: VirtualBox 1.5.0
Keywords: Windows XP Home, Critical Error Message, Call RC: RPC_E_CHANGED_MODE (0x80010106) Cc:
Guest type: other Host type: other


After installing Virtual Box 1.5.0 I received the critical error message:

Failed to initialize COM or failed to find VirtualBox COM server. Most likely, the VirtualBox server is not running or failed to start.
The application will now terminate.
Call RC: RPC_E_CHANGED_MODE (0x80010106)

System: MS Windows XP Home SP2, Intel Pentium 4 HT, 512 MB DDR-RAM, nVidia GeForce, Virtual Box 1.4.0 (1.5.0), Guest OS: Ubuntu 6.10 online updated to 7.04 (including Guest Additions), Damn Small Linux 3.4 (Live PC), MS Windows 2000 Professional (including Guest Additions)

Performed Steps:

  1. Virtual Box 1.3.8 updated to 1.4.0 - no problems
  1. Update Virtual Box 1.4.0 to 1.5.0 - getting message to uninstall an older version
  1. Uninstall Virtual Box 1.4.0
  1. Install Virtual Box 1.5.0 - no further messages
  1. Start Virtual Box 1.5.0 - critical error messsage (see above)
  1. Repair by re-installing Virtual Box 1.5.0, reboot system
  1. Restart Virtual Box 1.5.0 - critical error message (see above)
  1. Uninstall Virtual Box 1.5.0, reboot system
  1. Install Virtual Box 1.4.0
  1. Start Virtual Box 1.4.0 - no problems, all virtual machines were still listed
  1. Check every virtual machine (see above) - no problems

Change History (1)

comment:1 by Sander van Leeuwen, 17 years ago

Resolution: duplicate
Status: newclosed

Duplicate of #630

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