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Windows 7 and Oracle Virtualbox problem with keyboard.

rjason

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Oct 20, 2010
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Killeen Texas
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Operating System
Windows 7- Professional
#1
Ok here is the deal. I have windows 7 OS i downloaded Oracle Virtualbox to run a virtual machine with the OS of linux. It worked fine the one time i downloaded it from the IE after i logged off the system and the next day i tried to log back on to the virtual machine and it authenication failure i notice that the keyboard is typing numbers only no letters and my password is all letters. I have uninstalled VB
I have checked settings.
I have scanned for viruses.
I have updated the bios.
can anyone help with this situation?
:confused:
 

reptileqc

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Oct 26, 2010
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Windows 7- Home Premium
#2
Same problem weird keyboard problem

Ok here is the deal. I have windows 7 OS i downloaded Oracle Virtualbox to run a virtual machine with the OS of linux. It worked fine the one time i downloaded it from the IE after i logged off the system and the next day i tried to log back on to the virtual machine and it authenication failure i notice that the keyboard is typing numbers only no letters and my password is all letters. I have uninstalled VB
I have checked settings.
I have scanned for viruses.
I have updated the bios.
can anyone help with this situation?
:confused:
As weird as it seems, I have the same exact problem.
I haven't been using Virtualbox for a short while and today it's impossible to login to my Windows XP guest since the password will not work. When trying to type in the username box, everything I type is converted to a number. I can type A it will display 1, press A again and now I get the number 2. Then any letter or number will bring me 3... and so on.

I'm guessing this could be a problem with a Windows update or something? I can't seem to see what else could be affected. I had the problem on version 3.2.8 of Virtualbox but i'm still having the same problem after updating to 3.2.10 a few minutes ago.

Here are my computers specs in case we find something in common :
Windows 7 x64 Home Premium (Host)
Windows XP SP3 (Guest)
Lenovo G560 Intel i7 Processor 4Gb RAM

PS: I just tried with another guest on the same machine (Linux Mint Debian) and I get the same problem
 
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ilegal

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Nov 15, 2010
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PC Illiterate
Operating System
Windows 7- Home Premium
#3
I found the solution...

As weird as it seems, I have the same exact problem.
I haven't been using Virtualbox for a short while and today it's impossible to login to my Windows XP guest since the password will not work. When trying to type in the username box, everything I type is converted to a number. I can type A it will display 1, press A again and now I get the number 2. Then any letter or number will bring me 3... and so on.

I'm guessing this could be a problem with a Windows update or something? I can't seem to see what else could be affected. I had the problem on version 3.2.8 of Virtualbox but i'm still having the same problem after updating to 3.2.10 a few minutes ago.

Here are my computers specs in case we find something in common :
Windows 7 x64 Home Premium (Host)
Windows XP SP3 (Guest)
Lenovo G560 Intel i7 Processor 4Gb RAM

PS: I just tried with another guest on the same machine (Linux Mint Debian) and I get the same problem
Hi fellows, I had the same problem with my lenovo G555. I found the problem is not on windows 7 neither virtualbox, this is in LENOVO.

I did the following and it worked!...

"if you have lenova g550 laptop and it types numbers in sequence from 1234567890123etc not letters. then do this,
(by unchecking via Control Panel/System and Security/Administrative Tools/System Configuration Startup tab). When I unchecked the following (and rebooted), the problem went away:



Startup Item: GID Desktop Application

Manufacturer: StrikeForce Technologies Inc.

Command:C:\Program Files\SFT\GuardedID\gidd.exe /s"

it was taken from here:

Link removed

Cheers!!
 
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