I am running Virtualbox Version 6.0.4 r128413 on Windows 10 host 64bit. The problem is that plugged-in USB devices are available in USB filters yet none of them are being available in any guest OS(both windows and linux guests). Latest Virtualbox guest additions and extension pack are already installed. I have tried troubleshooting with the instructions available in USB basics and troubleshooting, but nothing seems to work.

Outputs of following commands in this link here.

VBoxManage list usbhost

VBoxManage list usbfilters

VBoxManage showvminfo "vm-name"

and the guest VM's log is uploaded as Kali-Linux-XFCE-2019-02-20-22-36-12.log

Any help is greatly appreciated.


This problem was happening because I had installed Wireshark along with USBPcap. After removing USBPcap and manually installing USB drivers for virtualbox everything is working perfectly.

EDIT: (For anyone facing problem with USB driver installation)

Virtualbox USB driver can be manually installed as follows-

  1. Right click on <install-path>\Oracle\VirtualBox\drivers\USB\device\VBoxUSB.inf and press install.
  2. This will install VBoxUSB.sys(USB driver file) in system32/drivers folder .
  3. Check system32/drivers folder for VBoxUSB.sys.

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