Windows 10 Setup Error 0x0000005D on Virtual Box
During Windows 10 installation on virtual machine using Oracle Virtual Box virtualization software, I experienced 0x0000005D error which prevents me to complete Win10 installation successfully.
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Error Code: 0x0000005D
Although I changed virtual machine settings as well as the host system configuration, I could not overcome the error code 0x0000005D for Windows 10 setup.
But when I prefer VMware Player instead of Oracle Virtual Box as the virtualization tool for the Windows 10 virtual machine, I successfully completed the Windows 10 installation.
During the Windows 10 setup using VMware Player, I did not experience the 0x0000005D error and even I did not make any changes to default configurations of host and guest systems.
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