VirtualBox

Ticket #1653 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Problems with Guest Additions in Windows 2000 guest after upgrade from 1.56 to 1.60

Reported by: rschaffter Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.6.0 Keywords: Windows 2000 SUSE Linux
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

I have a Windows 2000 VM that worked well under 1.56 on a SuSE Linux 10.3 host. After upgrading to 1.60, I upgraded the Guest Additions in the VMto the one that came with 1.60. The guest VM now randomly hangs, sometimes at a blank desktop early in the boot process, other times after a few minutes have elapsed. Sending Crtl-alt-del just blanks the desktop, and sending an ACPI shutdown has no effect. Chkdsk shows no problems.

Programs runnning on start up are Commodo Firewall, Avast Antivirus and Spybot.

Attachments

Windows 2000 boot to blank screen.txt Download (40.8 KB) - added by rschaffter 6 years ago.
VirtualBox log of Windows boot to blank desktop

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by rschaffter

VirtualBox log of Windows boot to blank desktop

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

The problem you observed is probably related to a regression introduced in 1.6.0 which was fixed in 1.6.2.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by rschaffter

That's good news. When will 1.6.2 be available for download?

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by rschaffter

The upgrade to 1.6.2 seems to have solved these issues. Thank you.

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

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