Usually, the failure will occur after upgrading to a new version (build) of Windows 10 or after you made changes to the Microsoft Hyper-V feature. Whatever the reason, if you see the error 0x80004005, you can quickly fix the issue by disabling the feature on Windows 10. In this guide, you will learn the steps to resolve the error preventing a virtual machine from starting on VirtualBox

Fix error 0x80004005 starting virtual machine on Windows 10

To fix VirtualBox error starting a virtual machine, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the command will disable Hyper-V, and VirtualBox should now be able to start a virtual machine normally without errors.

Typically, the error will look like this: All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.