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My Virtualbox setup is as follows. I am running it on a Windows 7 Host and all of the VMs are Windows (XP through to windows 8). I am using this at work so a GUI logon to any of the VMs requires my company windows credentials.

I have searched through the documentation and I can start the VM using VBoxManage startvm --type headless and I have found out how to send the scan codes for Ctrl+Alt+Del (putscancode 1d 38 53).

What I cannot seem to do is just supply the username and password to login afterwards. I don't need to start any applications in the VM as my Selenium tests will do that. Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance.

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You may find this helful: virtualbox.org/manual/ch09.html#autologon_win –  David Mar 21 '13 at 21:16
+1 for the putscancode sequence :) –  nass Sep 5 '13 at 22:00

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