VirtualBox Startup Changes

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Description:

While running my normal startup script, I got the following error: error: --startvm is an option for the VirtualBox VM runner (VirtualBoxVM) application, not the VirtualBox Manager.

Description:

  1. Simply change my script from VirtualBox.exe to VirtualBoxVM.exe

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    $Command = "C:\Program Files (x86)\VDesk\vdesk.exe" 
    $Arguments = @("on:3", 'run:"C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VirtualBox.exe" --startvm "8801bb88-2816-xxx-bd90-7af3cf0b39cb"')
    & $Command $Arguments
    
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    $Command = "C:\Program Files (x86)\VDesk\vdesk.exe" 
    $Arguments = @("on:3", 'run:"C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VirtualBoxVM.exe" --startvm "8801bb88-2816-xxx-bd90-7af3cf0b39cb"')
    & $Command $Arguments
    

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