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    Tony Jones

    Has anyone had experience instaling VirtualBox on Mac Mojave 10.14, I get an error telling me ‘the installation failed’.

    After searching for solutions including adding:

    spctl kext-consent add VB5E2TV963 in recovery mode.

    Looking for permission to allow app in the system privacy tab. (none appear)

    Un-installing and trying again.

    Hoping someone else has had the issue and found a solution,

     

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    lmduser

    I have used VirtualBox on various versions of macOS and have not had any problems. I would make sure you have the latest version of VirtualBox and have installed the extension pack.

    It could be a permissions issue and macOS has a lot of them these days. You may need to open System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy and add VirtualBox to several sections: Camera, Bluetooth, Microphone, Full Disk Access, Files and Folders.

    Why have you not updated macOS? Mojave is old. Do you have a very old Mac? Maybe that is the problem. Maybe an old version of VirtualBox would work better on your old Mac and old macOS.

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