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Thread: What's wrong with VirtualBox?

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    What's wrong with VirtualBox?

    ok, so I go and set up my VirtualBox with Windows XP and got it working...then I go to use it today and it doesn't ever load. I took a video of it in action check it out. Anyone know what's wrong?



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZzLQiqogLU

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    Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

    Re: What's wrong with VirtualBox?

    Hmm Windows appears to die just as it tries to switch to a desktop resolution. It'd say you probably installed a display driver specific to the video card in your PC. Alas, VirtualBox uses a different video card and forcing that driver may have nuked the setup. Try restarting Windows in safe mode and remove that driver.

    The problem is not related in VirtualBox in a way that it does what a normal Windows would do when subjected to the same

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    Hardy Heron (Ubuntu Development)

    Re: What's wrong with VirtualBox?

    I think you hit the nail right on the head because I've done that before trying to run quake 3 in a virtual XP and it did the same thing. dont install any drivers in a virtual XP its just gonna break it.

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