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Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Hortonworks Sandbox 1.2.

  • #14299

    Installed Oracle Virtualbox.
    Created the Host only Ethernet adapter
    Start the virtual machine

    Get the error

    Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Hortonworks Sandbox 1.2.

    VT-x features locked or unavailable in MSR. (VERR_VMX_MSR_LOCKED_OR_DISABLED).

    Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005)
    Component: Console
    Interface: IConsole {db7ab4ca-2a3f-4183-9243-c1208da92392}

    Help Please



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  • #14312
    Carter Shanklin

    Looks like a hardware issue. Check in your computer’s BIOS to ensure you have virtualization features enabled. For more info look at the VirtualBox documentation.

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