Virtualbox aborts when switching applications

Issue:

VirtualBox quits unexpectedly after switching to another application and back

Environment:

MacOS Catalina 10.15
VirtualBox 6.0.12 or earlier

Cause:

Caused by the upgrade to MacOS Catalina 10.15

Resolution:

Update VirtualBox to 6.0.14 or later
If issues persist, when launching VirtualBox choose to start it in Headless mode, then click Show. This allows for other applications to be opened and used along with VirtualBox.

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Details

Article ID: 101894
Created
Wed 3/18/20 11:09 AM
Modified
Thu 7/1/21 8:04 AM