VirtualBox: Fixing piix4_smbus 0000.00.07.0: SMBus base address uninitialized – upgrade bios or use force_addr=0xaddr

If you see the following error message when booting Arch Linux:
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piix4_smbus 0000.00.07.0: SMBus base address uninitialized - upgrade bios or use force_addr=0xaddr
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To fix this, add "blacklist i2c_piix4" to file /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf

/etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf
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blacklist i2c_piix4
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