Found the guest additions, changed the entry in  the Storage section, still
the same crash.

On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 5:40 PM, Denis Heidtmann <>

> As soon as I click on start, the computer freezes--no mouse, no keyboard
> reaction.  The power button is all I could find to break the ice.  Reliably
> repeatable.  The VB logs are empty.
> My laptop  has the same OS (Ubuntu 16.04), same VBox, same win2k guest;
> works fine.  I have tried to compare the settings between the two systems,
> and they are almost alike.  What I see different that seems unusual is that
> the desktop system under Storage/IDE controller shows Win2kSP2 Clone.vdi
> and Empty for the Secondary Master, whereas the laptop shows
> VboxGuestAdditons_5.0.18.iso  I was certain that I installed the guest
> additions on the desktop.  VB had run fine up until this latest attempt.  I
> will go looking for the guest additions.
> I would appreciate ideas on how to investigate this.
> -Denis
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