Ticket #3374 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 10 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

Guest mouse is not working after installing VB extensions

Reported by: afberendsen Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: guest additions
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description (last modified by frank) (diff)


  1. Converted a physical laptop computer, running Windows XP, which is part of domain, using VMWare Convert. Output files where written into a Linux SMB shared directory. Original hardware is a IBM ThinkPad T60.
  2. After conversion finished, VMDK disk was added to VB Media Manager.
  3. New VB guest created using previous VMDK as boot disk
  4. Guest powered on and worked perfectly.
  5. Installed VB Guest Additions
  6. Guest restarted.
  7. Keyboard working. Guest mouse is stuck at lower right corner.
  8. Windows is finding a new PCI device but is incapable of finding the right drivers
  9. When keys on the keyboard numeric key pad are pressed, Windows is moving focus to something else that I can't identify

My best guess is VB Guest Additions conflicting with standard IBM ThinkPad hardware drivers.


VBox.log Download (37.5 KB) - added by afberendsen 10 years ago.
VBox.log.1 Download (47.9 KB) - added by afberendsen 10 years ago.

Change History

Changed 10 years ago by afberendsen

Changed 10 years ago by afberendsen

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to guest additions
  • Description modified (diff)

Did you note the Preview button?

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by afberendsen

Yes, I can see the button....but was too late. Maybe an "Edit" option can be added for the author to edit and correct the original post.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by afberendsen

oh...btw...thanks for editing the text

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by afberendsen

Update: after removing VB Guest Additions, mouse control is back.

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by sunlover

Could you try the mouse driver attached to ticket (if you use a 32 bit Windows guest). Thanks.

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by afberendsen

Thanks Sunlove.

After removing the Guest Additions and Installing again...mouse integration is working now. It was not necessary to install your new driver. Thanks anyway...


comment:7 Changed 9 years ago by sunlover

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

Thanks for feedback.

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