Ticket #1930 (new enhancement)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 20 months ago

The ability to exclude selected USB devices in the setup.

Reported by: wwilliams Owned by:
Priority: major Component: USB
Version: VirtualBox 1.6.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux


I have been using VirtualBox for a couple of months now. I have had a couple of occasions where I have attempted to mount a USB flash key by doing a right mouse click selection on the icon in the lower right side of the virtual machine screen, only to accidentally select my USB mouse. This resulted in the inability to use the mouse in either the host system or virtual machine causing me to have to dump out of the GUI with a <alt><ctrl><backspace>. (not good)

Could you please include a feature in the virtual machine setup where I can 'hide' certain devices from the icon right mouse click selection, so as to prevent the accidental selection of devices that are already available to the virtual machine, and to prevent what work out to be something that disables of the system.

If you have any questions on what I am talking about please feel free to email me.

Walt Williams Boulder, Colorado, USA

Change History

comment:1 follow-up: ↓ 2 Changed 3 years ago by Sasha1024

I created a bit related enhancement request: #14667

comment:2 in reply to: ↑ 1 Changed 20 months ago by jack lee

Replying to Sasha1024:

I created a bit related enhancement request: #14667

And there are Ticket #13861 and Ticket #4003

I support all these four tickets.

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