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I switch from a virtual machine to the host machine using host key then pressing Alt-tab, but when I switch back to the virtual machine, I am forced to click with a mouse to take the control back. Is there an option or a key that will let me switch to vm without having to use my mouse?

Note: I want to do this without VM grabbing my mouse.

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Try using cntrl-g to capture keyboard input and cntrl-a to release the keyboard.

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ctrl-g worked for me. – Forethinker Mar 13 '13 at 20:15

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