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 ===== Troubleshooting ===== ===== Troubleshooting =====
-If Virtual Box is open but your VM isn't booting, it usually means that virtualization is disabled in your BIOS. For help with the second issue, follow [[http://​www.howtogeek.com/​213795/​how-to-enable-intel-vt-x-in-your-computers-bios-or-uefi-firmware/​|this guide]] to re-enable it.+  * If Virtual Box is open but your VM isn't booting, it usually means that virtualization is disabled in your BIOS. For help with the second issue, follow [[http://​www.howtogeek.com/​213795/​how-to-enable-intel-vt-x-in-your-computers-bios-or-uefi-firmware/​|this guide]] to re-enable it.
  
-If Virtual Box crashes when you start the appliance, or if you get an error message about Hyper-V, you need to diable Hyper-V by following [[http://​www.poweronplatforms.com/​enable-disable-hyper-v-windows-10-8/​|this guide]].+  * If Virtual Box crashes when you start the appliance, or if you get an error message about Hyper-V, you need to diable Hyper-V by following [[http://​www.poweronplatforms.com/​enable-disable-hyper-v-windows-10-8/​|this guide]].
  
-If your screen size is too small and will not auto-adjust,​ click View at the top of the Virtual Box window, and then click Auto-Resize Guest Display. Try this a few times, Virtual Box is sometimes finicky. If this still does not work, run ''​%%sudo dpkg-reconfigure virtualbox-guest-dkms%%''​ in your terminal, and try again.+  * If your screen size is too small and will not auto-adjust,​ click View at the top of the Virtual Box window, and then click Auto-Resize Guest Display. Try this a few times, Virtual Box is sometimes finicky. If this still does not work, run ''​%%sudo dpkg-reconfigure virtualbox-guest-dkms%%''​ in your terminal, and try again.
  
-If your virtual machine starts running out of disk space, see the page on [[resize vdi|Resizing a VDI]] for more info.+  * If your virtual machine starts running out of disk space, see the page on [[resize vdi|Resizing a VDI]] for more info.
  
-If you're still having trouble, come by Cramer 222 during our [[sysadmin|office hours]] and ask us for help.+  * If your Dropbox files keep getting cleared and you're using atom follow these steps; 
 +    - Edit > Preferences > Core 
 +    - Uncheck ''​Open Empty Editor On Start''​ 
 +    - Set ''​Restore Previous Windows On Start''​ to no 
 + 
 +  * If you're still having trouble, come by Cramer 222 during our [[sysadmin|office hours]] and ask us for help.
  
 ===== What's installed on the VM ===== ===== What's installed on the VM =====
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