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    Error message: failed to start vboxadd-service.service


    When I start Arch Linux in VirtualBox I get the following error message:

    [FAILED] Failed to start vboxadd.service.
    See 'systemctl status vboxadd-service.service' for details.
    Starting vboxadd-service.service...
    [FAILED] Failed to start vboxadd-service.service.
    See 'systemctl status vboxadd-service.service' for details.
    Last edited by niall1974; 12-10-2017 at 06:03 PM. Reason: Screenshot won't display

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    Where is the message? Copy and paste the text from terminal.

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    This is the cide in question:

    [FAILED] Failed to start vboxadd.service.
    See 'systemctl status vboxadd-service.service' for details.
    Starting vboxadd-service.service...
    [FAILED] Failed to start vboxadd-service.service.
    See 'systemctl status vboxadd-service.service' for details.

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    Quote Originally Posted by niall1974 View Post
    This is the cide in question:

    [FAILED] Failed to start vboxadd.service.
    See 'systemctl status vboxadd-service.service' for details.
    Starting vboxadd-service.service...
    [FAILED] Failed to start vboxadd-service.service.
    See 'systemctl status vboxadd-service.service' for details.
    have you done what it tells you to do?

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