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Virtualbox VBoxManage startvm Error Fix

 If you ever come across an error like this: There was an error while executing `VBoxManage`, a CLI used by Vagrant for controlling VirtualBox. The command and stderr is shown below. Command: ["startvm", "f71acfb8-5456-4fa3-85f8-e1a7d744f416", "--type", "gui"] Stderr: VBoxManage.exe: error: Failed to get device handle and/or partition ID for 0000000001688b80 (hPartitionDevice=0000000000000c29, Last=0xc0000002/1) (VERR_NEM_VM_CREATE_FAILED) VBoxManage.exe: error: Details: code E_FAIL (0x80004005), component ConsoleWrap, interface IConsole The cause is that Windows has weird virtualization (no surprise) and requires you to disable Hyper-V Run these commands to do so (this will reboot!): bcdedit /set hypervisorlaunchtype off DISM /Online /Disable-Feature:Microsoft-Hyper-V reboot