Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I am trying to install Windows XP SP2 and the installation was find. However when installing VIA Chrome9 driver I am hitting an erorr. Below is the error log: Has anyone has sucess with VirtualBox + Chrome9 + WinXP? Thanks! *** S3 GRAPHICS SETUP LOG - Started 2010/08/03 1:11:54 AM ***

         *****  Please scroll to the end of *****
        ***** this document for the results. *****

S3Iset32 v2.00.57-0525, (IShield
  System: Win XP SP2  Build 2600 (Service Pack 2)
  Signature: 18-9968 (ANSI)
  Caller cmdline: ''
  SupportDir: 'C:\DOCUME~1\User\LOCALS~1\Temp\{F0D96B55-E583-48E2-8C22-32EE21F0A431}\{5A118437-3B7B-402B-955C-A74B847CB0DE}\'
Mode: Unattended, Normal
    AllowReboot: TRUE
         Prompt: TRUE
   SilentReboot: TRUE
         Prompt: FALSE
   RemoveWinINF: FALSE
   PreInstFiles: FALSE
   No UI Reboot: FALSE
    MenuAnimOff: FALSE
  MenuShadowOff: FALSE
Find VendorID: 5333
  Driver INF at: C:\Documents and Settings\User\Desktop\P4M900_VGA_MB\P4M900\Win2K-XP\dc04i.inf
  Find hardware code: 0
  Custom uninstall info: C:\WINDOWS\UChromeP.uns
    Uninst DLL: C:\PROGRA~1\S3\UChromeP\s3iset32.dll
    Uninst Log: C:\PROGRA~1\S3\UChromeP\UChromeP.uns
    Reg uninst key: C:\PROGRA~1\S3\UChromeP\s3minset.exe /u C:\PROGRA~1\S3\UChromeP\UChromeP.uns
    Add. dir to remove: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{3F7B8FA3-42A8-4B39-8D35-1ACC5F1466BB}
Installing VIA Chrome9 HC IGP Family Display...
-> Setup was unable to complete the installation.  Check the progress log in your Windows directory for more details. (-3)->C:\WINDOWS\s3iscfg.log
** Installation Failed **
!! Setup was aborted !!
******** End of progress log ********
share|improve this question

VirtualBox is emulating a machine with its own hardware - your virtual machine does not have that graphics chip - it has a Virtualbox one.

To get decent graohics you do need to install a driver as part of the Guest Additions.

Start the machine and select Install guest additions from the Devices menu.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.