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I'm looking for simple solution for switching between host and guest on Windows 10 with VirtualBox (5.x).

Let's say I have two virtual desktops open, one containing VM guest window in full screen mode. I'd like to switch from desktop with VM window to another.

It can be done with combining two shortcuts: right ctrl (for unfocusing VM window) and ctrl+wind+right/left (for changing virtual desktop).

Is there any option for doing this with single keyboard shortcut? similarly to how it can be done on macbooks.

  • You're going to need a keystoke that doesn't go to vitrualbox even when it has keyboard focus. or else fon't give virtualbox keyboard focus in the first place. – Jasen Jul 19 '15 at 11:52
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As the right ctrl key is very rarely used, a keyboard mapper could be used.

Set the right crl key as a combination of itself and ctrl+win+left/right

Search online for keyboard mapper programs, which are available for both Windows and MacOS.

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