I want to install Ubuntu as guest OS on Win7 on Virtualbox. When i try to designate my USB drive as the host drive for installation purposes, it gives me this error:

Result Code: VBOX_E_IPRT_ERROR (0x80BB0005) Component: Medium Interface: IMedium {29989373-b111-4654-8493-2e1176cba890} Callee: IVirtualBox {3b2f08eb-b810-4715-bee0-bb06b9880ad2} Callee RC: VBOX_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND (0x80BB0001)

Unetbootin won't let me make a CD disc to boot from so i'm left with my USB drive which has the ISO on it. Thx in advance for any assistance.


Virtual Box does not allow booting from USB. To install Ubuntu you need to directly mount the downloaded Ubuntu .iso file as a virtual CD drive in Virtual Box Manager. There is no need to make a bootable USB drive.

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