Oracle VM VirtualBox May Only Install In the /Applications Directory On Apple OSX
Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017
Applies to:Oracle VM VirtualBox - Version 4.0 to 5.1 [Release 4.0 to 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Users installing Oracle VM VirtualBox on a OSX host will find that the VirtualBox installer does not offer an option to install VirtualBox.app in any location other than /Applications.
Alternatively, users may find that moving VirtualBox.app after a successful installation will negatively impact a previously-functioning install. In such scenarios, no Virtual Machines will appear to start or run.
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