VirtualBox – Failed to acquire the VirtualBox COM object.

VirtualBox failed to acquire the VirtualBox COM object.

Under the Details it was complaining about VirtualBox.xml

Looking in Windows Explorer in the .VirtualBox folder


it shows that the VirtualBox.xml file being empty. Delete the file. Reinstall VirtualBox. Now go to your VM’s in

C:\Users\Username\VirtualBox VMs

Open up the VM folder and double click on the “Virtual Machine Definition” file to “reimport” them into VirtualBox.

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