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I downloaded the current 18.04.2 Desktop ISO, checksummed it, and ran LiLi from Windows 10 to generate a LiveUSB. In Step 4, I selected the Virtualization feature shown at the LiLi link (see 'No reboot required').

LiLi's Step 4 dialog box

I can boot from the LiveUSB and run Bionic AOK, but the virtualization feature fails when I go to the VirtualBox folder on the LiveUSB and launch

Virtualize_This_Key.exe  

A black-on-clear dialog box appears when I launch that, asking me not to close VirtualBox.

I do have Local Admin rights on my Windows 10 Pro machines (tried on several, both RS4 and RS5).

I left a request for support on 2019-07-31 on the LiLi website; echo answereth not, no response.

Virtualization was enabled in the BIOS/firmware setup; I had been running Hyper-V AK on one of these boxen before I uninstalled it in advance of this test. All virtualization methods are now uninstalled.

Anyone use this feature? Any special tips to make it work on a supported Ubuntu? Or is this app pining for the fjords?

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  • Did you run Virtualize_This_Key.exe from the CLI (command.exe)? Did it output any error messages? If running from start menu did a windows dialog box pop up with an error message? Aug 10, 2019 at 1:24
  • See this to confirm you have virtualization enabled.
    – alfred
    Aug 10, 2019 at 13:18
  • Virtualization is, indeed, enabled.
    – K7AAY
    Sep 19, 2019 at 18:33

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Lili hasn't been updated in 3 years. The last supported Ubuntu Release appears to be Vivid Vervet. Basically no supported Ubuntu release works on Lili. The author doesn't intend on updating it:

lili vivid vervet

It is no surprise your request for help on Lili went unanswered...

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Do you installed VirtualBox? If not, then install VirtualBox and try again. If it even not works then download the VirtualBox extensions pack and do the following:

  1. Open VirtualBox.
  2. Select File > Preferences or press Ctrl + G.
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Click the + in the Window.
  5. Select the file you have downloaded.

Now try again to open the program "Virtualize_This_Key.exe". If it fails again then you have create a new VM (Virtual Machine). You may need to enable Virtualization in our BIOS. Then follow this guide "How to Boot From a USB Drive in VirtualBox".

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  • Virtual Box comes with it on the USB. The instructions from Lili say to use theirs, not anything on the local drive. Virtualization was enabled in the BIOS/firmware. Therefore, I don't think this is the answer.
    – K7AAY
    Aug 16, 2019 at 15:29

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