I got it to work on a different computer. I am running windows 7(64-bit) on both and used virtualbox 4.2.6. I am not sure what causes it malfunction on the first computer i tried it on, but it might be the RAM(first = 4gb, second = 6gb).
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vt-x error while use Vbox
User reports on Twitter they receive error: anyone get the vt-x error while trying to run #hortonworkssandbox @hortonworks using VirtualBox?
Note from Hortonworks: Jack, please provide more details here. What version of Vbox, which OS and version, which browser.
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