VirtualBox: XML file broken fix

Yesterday I was installing BI Cognos Express on a XP virtual machine but the worst thing that can happen on a pc… happened. Okb on Disk C:

The problem is the Virtual installation box creates a repository for you vm in C:\Users\{user}\.VirtualBox\Machines to hold all the snapshots… this is bad I would have preferred to define a path for that

N> I am pretty sure there some hack in the registry to change the path…

So what’s happened is virtual box hang and I killed it by the Task Manager; result, config file corrupted:


The fix? Just compare the xml configuration file with another good one and winmerge it …

@VirtualBox team:An xml config backup routine to be run at session start-up would be nice….



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