Ticket #10180 (closed defect: obsolete)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 2 months ago

VirtualBox occasionally breaks drag and drop on host OS

Reported by: arencambre Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 4.1.8 Keywords:
Cc: aren@… Guest type: Linux
Host type: Windows

Description (last modified by aeichner) (diff)

Occasionally drag and drop functionality on the host OS breaks when using VirtualBox. This happens after I've been working in the VM, then I move the mouse back to the host OS.

Drag and drop stops working until I press the ESC key.

This is apparently a longstanding problem per

Change History

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by KES

Yes, I Have this problem too. VM: 4.1.12, Windows XP

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by zells

also experienced this issue (thanks for the ESC key hint though!!).

Running Host: Win 7 x64 using VBox ver: 4.2.4r81684

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Wingnut

Identical problem with host of Windows 7 Enterprise SP 1, as is the client. VBox version 4.2.4r81684. Many thanks for the <ESC> key work-around!!

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by Wingnut

forgot to mention x64...

comment:5 Changed 2 months ago by aeichner

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to obsolete
  • Description modified (diff)

Please reopen if still relevant with a recent VirtualBox release.

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