Failed to attach the USB device in VM


Hi Im using ferdor in VB 4.1.14r77440 over windows 7 64bit.

I have connected usb, which is accessible in windows, where in VB Im unable to use it, while I tries to check the device through usb devices it throws the following error

Failed to attach the USB device JetFlash Mass Storage Device [0112] to the virtual machine Fedora.

USB device 'JetFlash Mass Storage Device' with UUID {e5e0f896-92ca-4ff9-bda2-ade6ad834071} is busy with a previous request. Please try again later.

Result Code: E_INVALIDARG (0x80070057)
Component: HostUSBDevice
Interface: IHostUSBDevice {173b4b44-d268-4334-a00d-b6521c9a740a}
Callee: IConsole {1968b7d3-e3bf-4ceb-99e0-cb7c913317bb}

Thanks in advance.

asked on Stack Overflow Sep 3, 2015 by surya4969

1 Answer


There are a few things you may have to do, starting with installing the VM extension pack, and enabling the correct USB configuration under the 'Port' settings for your image.

See this answer for more details.

answered on Stack Overflow Feb 2, 2021 by Steve Benner

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