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Virtual box
« on: November 22, 2010, 10:47:11 am »

Hi all
Hope you can help as the poo level is rising rapidly.

I run XP for those pesky bits of kit that need it. I had an error saying the disk was full and now I get the following when I try to start VB:

Failed to create the VirtualBox Com object
The application will now terminate
Start tag expected, '<' not found
Location '/home/tim/.VirtualBox/VirtualBox.xml' , line 1 (0),
column 1

/home/vbox/tinderbox/Main/VirtualBoxImpl.cpp [420] (nsresultVirtualBox::init()).


I am running VB6.0 and XP pro on a HP laptop

Many thanks in advance



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Re: Virtual box
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2010, 12:29:22 pm »

What is the Host OS and guest OS?
What did you do about your disk space problem?

Which version of VL is this question related to?


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Re: Virtual box
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2010, 12:55:16 am »


A few things, if you created the VB guest with a fixed disk space and it is full you will need to remove stuff from the VB XP guest, depending on your hard disk size you can create the VB guest (at install) so that it's virtual disk space expands as needed.

Secondly, take a look at the xml file in an editor, it sounds like you have a '<' tag missing, it should look like

<?xml version="1.0"?> on line 1