VirtualBox

Ticket #8565 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 3 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

installing guest addition on a win7 guest (x64) on ubuntu 10.04 (x64) fails.

Reported by: alienpenguin Owned by:
Priority: major Component: guest additions
Version: VirtualBox 4.0.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

Whenever i try to install guest additions on the aforementioned config they fail with the following error:

Updating driver for plug'n play devices ... ERROR: No driver in .INF-file selected! ERROR: Could not install files for Windows 2000 / XP / Vista! Installation aborted.

what i did: 0) i tried lowering the user control as mentioned in a forum post 1) i tried installing them in safe mode 2) i checked the runonce registry key as mentioned in a forum post.

none of the above worked

I managed to solve by installing the manually downloaded 4.0.2 guest additions

Change History

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by frank

Still relevant with VBox 4.1.6?

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by frank

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

No response, closing.

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