VirtualBox for Mac Changelog

VirtualBox for Mac

VirtualBox 5.0.4

What's new in VirtualBox 5.0.4

September 12, 2015
  • VMM: fixed an issue with Windows 10 guest kernel debugging over the network for Hyper-V paravirtualized VMs
  • VMM: fixed a bug which prevented reading the saved state of the 'PATM' unit from VirtualBox 4.3.x (bug #14512)
  • GUI: changed default OS type for Windows from Windows XP to Windows 7
  • GUI: added another pre-defined guest screen resolution (bug #14384)
  • GUI: fixed update check which was broken due to changing the location of the root certificates (bug #13096)
  • GUI: fixed issues with synchronization of Caps lock / Num lock / Scroll lock on Windows hosts (bug #14302)
  • GUI: don't crash during VM shutdown if 2D video acceleration and 3D support are enabled (Mac OS X hosts only)
  • GUI: several seamless fixes for certain X11 window managers, also when used in multi-screen setups
  • GUI: Log window size, position and cursor-position fixes
  • Audio: fixed playing leftover/deprecated audio samples
  • Audio: fixed playing audio after suspending the host (5.0 regression; Linux hosts using the ALSA backend)
  • Audio: fixed playing short audio samples which were chopped off formerly
  • Audio: fixed distortions on OS X when the sample rate of the guest stream and host device don't match
  • Storage: fixed raw disk access and flat VMDK image access which would be always opened readonly (5.0.2 regression; bugs #14425, #14461)
  • Storage: fixed initial encryption of VDI images after they were compacted (bug #14496)
  • VGA: fix for certain graphics modes (bug #14516)
  • NAT: don't freeze while the VM is paused if the network attachment mode is changed from/to NAT with activated port forwarding
  • OVF: fixed duplicate USB controller entries in exported OVA/OVF (bug #14462)
  • Shared Folders: fixed a path separator issue (bug #14434)
  • Drag and drop: fixed crashes on OS X hosts when doing host-to-guest transfers
  • VBoxManage: another attempt to not deny changing the network adapter type at VM runtime (5.0 regression; bug #14308)
  • VBoxManage: fixed broken guestcontrol list command (5.0 regression)
  • VBoxManage: fixed broken Guest Control stdout/stderr output (5.0 regression)
  • Mac OS X hosts: fixed remaining problems with activated SMAP (Broadwell and later; bug #14412)
  • Mac OS X hosts: fixed broken 3D support (5.0.2 regression; bug #14476)
  • Linux hosts: Linux 4.2 fix
  • Linux hosts: don't crash on older Linux distributions if the DBus service isn't running (bug #14543)
  • Windows hosts: fixed the VERR_LDR_MISMATCH_NATIVE error message (bug #14420)
  • Windows hosts: fix for Windows 10 build 10525 and later (bug #14502)
  • Windows hosts: fixed network adapter enumeration on Windows 10 (bug #14437)
  • Windows hosts: prevent intermittent host network disconnects during VM start/shutdown with bridged networking (bug #14500)
  • Windows Additions: fixed the call to the memory allocation function (bug #14415)
  • Linux Additions: be more forgiving if the compilation of the vboxvideo module fails (bug #14547)
  • X11 Additions: fixed a number of small issues with dynamic resizing and full-screen and seamless modes.