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VBoxManage.exe: error: Cannot register the hard disk

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You get the following error because you deleted the hard drive outside of VirtualBox Manager and you recreate the same hard drive with the same path:

VBoxManage.exe: error: Cannot register the hard disk  '....'{793cc103-f353-4599-aca5-a592a2a885c2}  because a hard disk '....' with UUID {81898476-abbe-4a2a-93a9-de3519af209b} already exists

Solution:

Mount VirtualBox share folder

Mount VirtualBox share folder

  1. Run your virtual machine.
  2. Run Devices->Insert Guest Addition CD image....
  3. Run the following commands:
# Install required packages

Debian console size in VirtualBox

Edit /etc/default/grub. Change the following parameters accordingly:

GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768x32
GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep

Run update-grub .

http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/98340/debian-console-size-in-virtualbox

Cinnamon crashed, running in Fallback Mode

If you are getting the following message when you run LinuxMint withing virtualbox, then enable 3D Acceleration in virtualbox (Settings->Display->Video).

Do you want to restart Cinnamon?
Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running in Fallback Mode.

No option to create 64-bit guest

bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off
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