Mouse and keyboard not working on VirtualBox 6

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Mouse and keyboard not working on VirtualBox 6

Postby Qwazzy » 8. Jul 2019, 21:09

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on VirtualBox 6.0.8 and neither mouse nor keyboard works on the guest machine, while icons on the bottom pane indicate that keyboard and mouse are captured. I have wireless usb Logitech mouse and keyboard and everything work absolutely fine on VirtualBox 5.

Host is Windows 10 with Hyper-V enabled.
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Re: Mouse and keyboard not working on VirtualBox 6

Postby socratis » 10. Jul 2019, 17:53

Qwazzy wrote:Host is Windows 10 with Hyper-V enabled.
That doesn't sound good... Take a look at the status bar. Do you have the "slow" icon (Image)?

If yes, look in the "Control Panel" » "Programs and Features" » "Turn Windows features on or off", and make sure that the none of the following are active:
If VirtualBox is running without Hyper-V enabled, where proper, hardware virtualization is actually available, then the standard virtualization icon (Image) would show. Disable Hyper-V in your host and see what happens...

To be 100% sure, we need to see a complete VBox.log, from a complete VM run, where the problem occurs:
  • Start the VM from cold-boot (not from a paused or saved state) / Observe problem / Shutdown the VM (force close it if you have to).
  • With the VM completely shut down (not paused or saved), right-click on the VM in the VirtualBox Manager and select "Show Log".
  • Save only the first "VBox.log", ZIP it and attach it to your response. See the "Upload attachment" tab below the reply form.
If you obfuscate any information requested, I will obfuscate my response. These are virtual UUIDs, not real ones.
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