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I'm using VM Ware (specifically the player) and i'd like to attach a multiple mouses and have one for each VM (same idea with keyboard but i havent tried keyboards yet). I'd like several people using their own vm. I cant seem to figure out how to lock the mouse into the VM. If i plug in a mouse windows uses both of them and i need to click onto an instance of vmware to get the mouse working there.
I tried clicking the USB area at the bottom of the player window and i got the error message
Cannot connect "BRAND USB Optical Mouse" to this virtual machine. The host requires this device for input.
Is it possible to dedicate a mouse/keyboard to a VM instance? I'm willing to use another VM software (but preferably free)