VirtualBox enable mouse capture

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Hi, today we would like to share with you how to release mouse from VirtualBox console.

Quick solution

Press: Right Ctrl - from right side of our keyboard (left Ctrl doesn't work in this case)

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Second solution

Press: Alt + Ctrl + Delete

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It will release mouse coursor from VirtualBox console.

Why this happens?

Usually VirtualBox asked us if we want to capture mouse and we click Capture button.

We can reproduce it:

1. Click Right Ctrl - we will see:

2. If we click Capture button then our mouse will be disabled. 

3. In order to enable it back we press Right Ctrl, and we have controll of our mouse back again.


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