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Unable To Boot Guest VM within Legacy VirtualBox Host, VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED Error (Doc ID 2406281.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM VirtualBox - Version 5.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


A new guest virtual machine (VM) fails to boot within a VirtualBox Host, running on legacy hardware.

In this scenario, the VirtualBox console may report the message: VERR_NOT_SUPPORTED.

Thorough review of the corresponding vbox.log file, yields the entry:




This behavior might be seen in a recently imported, installed, or upgraded virtual machine.


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