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VirtualBox's Windows Guest Additions

Posted by: Anonymous Coward on April 29, 2007 03:58 AM
How do I install this on a guest system?

I tried to install it from Devices -> Install Guest Additions... nothing happened.

With VMware Server, it was easy and I was able to move the mouse easily between host and guest.

With VirtualBox, the mouse is trapped and the VM would reboot everytime I hit CTRL+R keys (Is it the correct way to release the mouse from guest machine?).

I have both VirtualBox and VMware Server 1.0.2 on Debian Etch. The VirtualBox feels a little slower than the VMware Server when I tried out Windows XP SP2 with RAM set to 512MB (I have only 1GB total on this machine).

I never had the pleasure of trying out Win4Linux.

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