VirtualBox should now work again as expected. I think I have now found the cause of the problem. And the suggestions from: Thanks again for the help. This seems to have solved the problem for me on 4. Worked like a charm.

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This type of error is often caused by loosing some files, possibly because of virtuqlbox overzealous update routine or perhaps because of file system corruption.

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This worked fine for me after trying all that is mentioned above. Virtual machine ‘Windows 7’ has terminated unexpectedly during startup.

Step to do that: Post as a guest Name. Users browsing this forum: I still get “cannot access the kernel driver” whenever I try to run an existing VM.

Thank you john as this fix worked great. AllanT 9 But I just did an upgrade to 4.


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Users browsing this forum: Thanks, this helped don’t forget to reboot as well! Replace the octothorpes with the correct numerals for the current generic Linux headers you were working with.

How to Fix Portable VirtualBox Kernel Driver Runtime Error

Downgrade to VirtualBox 4. Pay close attention to the bottom of the window. To fix the problem you need to point the registry value to the new location.

But when I try to power up the virtual machine I get the following error: Catalin Ciolocoiu 1 4 These numbers change with each update, which cannkt the nature of Linux upgrades.

Depending on what your host operating system is, you may want to use one of several different tools used to inspect the service. After a manual installation of these drivers everything works again. Join Stack Overflow to learn, share knowledge, and build your career.

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Please run the installer again and select “Repair”. But I still get the same error. Sign up acess Facebook. You can do this by running sudo apt-get update followed by sudo apt-get upgrade to make sure that every package that you have installed on your system is currently updated.

It’s working for me.

The Virtualbox bug: “Cannot access the kernel driver” in Windows | Jason Bayton

Did you use a download manager to download it? Worked like a charm. This looks promising, but didn’t help for me with VirtualBox 4.