How can I solve VBoxManage.exe issue: Error: Auto-detect error: VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

I am getting the following error when I tried to run this below. I am trying to follow the instruction from .

I did the following.

 C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox> VBoxManage.exe internalcommands setvdiuuid "C:\Security"


And got this error below,

VBoxManage.exe error: Auto detect error: VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

How can I solve the above error?


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You need to select the VirtualBox file .vdi

using the command sethduuid


 C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox> VBoxManage.exe internalcommands sethduuid "C:\Security\VirtualBox\my_vm\my_vm.vdi"


Also it should be sethduuid

not setvdiuuid

, but it may depend on your version of VirtualBox. I am using 4.3.10



Since I was trying to connect an existing VM, I got a problem with an error telling me it exists even when I first installed the file. Then I tried to find a solution from the internet, but it didn't work as it was my mistake: VBoxManage.exe: error: autodetect autodetect: VERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

Then I discovered where the VM is and deleted all existing files.



Hope this helps other people.



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