When you try to install on VirtualBox Guest Additions on Windows 10 Technical Preview, you may get the following error:

The VirtualBox Guest Additions cannot be installed on this version of Windows

The VirtualBox Guest Additions cannot be installed on this version of Windows

Solution

You have to install the guest additions in Windows 7 compatibility mode and you have to ensure that 3D acceleration is disabled.

 

The VirtualBox Guest Additions cannot be installed on this version of Windows
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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