How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox? – If you encounter a Windows Protection Error when installing Windows 95, an older operating system, using the Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization program on the virtual machine, the solution to this error is quite simple.
How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox?

How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox?

After completing the installation of Windows 95 on VirtualBox, you will see a mistake “While initializing device OS: Windows Protection Error. You need to restart your computer.” error when the setup restarts the virtual machine to finish the last steps.

Windows Protection Error can often be due to incompatible hardware drivers, unsupported hardware, or startup applications.

For Windows Protection Error resolution, we will fix this problem by turning off virtualization from the virtual machine settings.

In our previous article, we did a step-by-step Windows 95 installation using Oracle VM VirtualBox. You can reach this article from the link below.

In this article, we will fix the Windows Protection Error error during Windows 95 setup.

How to Repair Windows Protection Error in VirtualBox Virtual Machine?

You can examine the Windows Protection Error on VirtualBox from the following display.

How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox?

Follow the steps below for the Windows 95 Windows Protection Error.

   Step 1

First, completely shut down the Windows 95 virtual machine. Click X (Close) to close the virtual machine and select Power off the machine option in the Close Virtual Machine window that opens and click the OK button.

How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox?

   Step 2

Click the Right Key / Settings on Windows 95 from the VirtualBox virtual machine partition. In the Windows 95 settings window, first, click System and in the right pane, on the Acceleration tab, clear the Enable VT-x / AMD-V checkbox against Hardware Virtualization and click the OK button.

How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox?

   Step 3

When you restart the Windows 95 virtual machine, you can see that the Windows Protection Error  has been removed. As in the following image, the virtual machine will come out to the desktop.

How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox?

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  Final Word

How to Fix Windows Protection Error in Windows 95 on VirtualBox?  – In this article, we have fixed the Windows Protection Error that we encounter when installed Windows 95 with Oracle VM VirtualBox. Thanks for following us!

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