Ticket #84 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 3 years ago

Alt-Tab not recognized in Windows XP guest

Reported by: byron_clark Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 1.3.4 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other


Running VirtualBox 1.3.4 OSE, Alt-Tab keypresses in Windows XP guest are recognized as Alt keypresses only.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by byron_clark

This is on a Linux (debian etch) host. VirtualBox was built with gcc 4.1.1 (plus debian patches).

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by frank

Which window manager you are using at the host?

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by byron_clark

The reported behavior occurs under ion3. I have since started running VirtualBox under the Openbox window manager and Alt-Tab keypresses appear to be caught by the window manager and never passed on to VirtualBox

comment:4 Changed 11 years ago by xrfang

I am using Ubuntu, gnome (metacity) also having this problem. VirtualBox version 1.3.8 deb package (not OSE).

comment:5 Changed 11 years ago by xrfang

also noted that this problem only happen when I run VBox in full screen mode, if I run in windowed mode, alt-tab is successfully caught by the guest.

comment:6 Changed 10 years ago by satish

I'm also facing the same problem.

Host OS: Ubuntu Feisty

Guest OS: Win XP

VirtualBox version: 1.3.8_Ubuntu_feisty (from automatix repos)

comment:7 in reply to: ↑ description Changed 9 years ago by c0re

bump - ubuntu hardy amd64

comment:8 Changed 9 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to GUI

comment:9 Changed 9 years ago by 666f6f

Ubuntu hardy here.

comment:10 Changed 7 years ago by 386sky

Host OS: Windows XP Secumize Edition Guest OS: Ubuntu Desktop Edition 10.10

comment:11 Changed 3 years ago by Bernicc

Works perfectly in fullscreen mode and in window mode. Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME Shell 3.10.4 and Windows XP SP3 with guest additions. VirtualBox 4.3.26

comment:12 Changed 3 years ago by frank

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

Thanks. Let's close this defect then. Please reopen if necessary.

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