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Running Virtualbox script at startup

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Last Modified: 2012-05-09
I've setup a SQL server VM using Virutalbox on one of my servers.  It needs to boot when the host server starts up.  I have it running via "vboxheadless.exe" so it'll run w/o displaying the guest UI.
I setup a simple batch script that starts the VM.  I've tested the script & it works.
I setup a scheduled task to run this script at startup.  When the server reboots, Scheduled Tasks shows that it runs the script, but the VM isn't running when I log into the server.
Is it a requirement that a local profile be loaded in order to run the VM in Virutalbox?
I'd love to be able to run the VM as a service, but couldn't find anything on how this could be done.
Thanks!
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