VirtualBox

Ticket #942 (closed defect: worksforme)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Writing to shared folders through WinXP Pro Virtual Machine

Reported by: mikebeecham Owned by:
Priority: major Component: shared folders
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.2 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

Hi all,

I've recently installed VB onto my Linux Ubuntu 7.10 desktop...all is great with it, I have Windows XP SP2 running fine, and have also given it access to the shared folders on my secondary IDE hard drive.

Now, within the XP Virtual Machine, I can see and access all files within those shared folders, but I cannot write back to them...it tells me that either the disk is write-protected, or I do not have permissions to do so.

Everything on my linux desktop is fine, so I'm not sure it's a pure permission issue.

Many thanks for your help.

Mike

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

Please could you check VirtualBox 1.6.2? Please make sure to install the guest additions of this version as well.

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to shared folders

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by sandervl73

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

No reply. Closing.

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