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Virtual Box error on MAC

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Virtual Box error on MAC


 I have been using SAS University on my MAC for several months, today I get the error message below. I am unable to access SAS University through Virtual Box. I tried to delete and reinstall virtual box but the same error message below appears. Can anyone please help? I really don't want to stop learning SAS because the Virtual Box won't let me access SAS University. 




Failed to open a session for the virtual machine SAS University Edition.

Could not open the medium '/Users/fernandolopez/VirtualBox VMs/SAS University Edition/SAS_University_Edition.vmdk'.

VD: error VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND opening image file '/Users/fernandolopez/VirtualBox VMs/SAS University Edition/SAS_University_Edition.vmdk' (VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND).


Result Code: NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005)

Component: MediumWrap

Interface: IMedium {4afe423b-43e0-e9d0-82e8-ceb307940dda}

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Re: Virtual Box error on MAC

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Posted in reply to ferlopz298

Didn't Did you update or move anything? It seems like the VM can't find the Ova file. 


FYI - I use VMWare (paid version) on a MacBook and iMac and have no issues. 


Edited: First word was not correct for my question.

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Re: Virtual Box error on MAC

Hi, @ferlopz298. It never hurts to re-import the OVA again to see if that will correct the problem (assuming you've set up your Shared Folder); I'm assuming you're not out of disk space?


That will probably get you back in business faster than anything else.



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