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VirtualBox Error

asked 2017-10-26 04:17:48 -0500

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I have the following error - what can I do in this case ?

Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. Please reinstall the kernel module by executing


as root.

where: suplibOsInit what: 3 VERRVMDRIVERNOTINSTALLED (-1908) - The support driver is not installed. On linux, open returned ENOENT.

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How did you install virtualbox? Is your PC running with Secure Mode enabled on BIOs?

aeperezt gravatar imageaeperezt ( 2017-10-27 10:24:22 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-10-26 16:54:40 -0500

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updated 2017-10-26 16:55:15 -0500

What command produced that error?

Run the suggested command. What is the result? Have you rebooted the system? Give that a shot.

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