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Mouse and keyboard input not accepted in Hyper-V with an XP VHD OS

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Hi all,

Mouse and keyboard input not accepted in Hyper-V with an XP VHD OS. Even when I install the Integration Services I have no keyboard and mouse control.
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Does the mouse and keyboard work if you try putting the VM in full screen mode in Hyper-V Manager?

Please also specify what version of Windows the Hyper-V host is running. If the host is running 2008 R2 then the XP VM will need Service Pack 2 installed. If the host is running 2012 R2 then  you'll need XP Service Pack 3 installed.

2008 R2 Supported Guests: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc794868%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
2012 R2 Supported Guests: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/library/dn792027.aspx
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by:Agrippa
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I Tried full screen mode, that does not work either.

I am running an XP VM on a Windows 8.1 Pro 64 bit.
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by:VB ITS
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Is it XP Pro? Also make sure you have SP2 installed at a minimum, but SP3 is recommended.
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by:Agrippa
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The problem is that I cannot check the SP level since I cannot controle the virtual OS. Perhaps I have the hardware OS somewhere still running, I'll look into that.
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by:VB ITS
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You can always look at re-installing XP from media with SP2/SP3 streamlined into it, unless this VM was converted from a physical machine?
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It was converted since it contains software which I cannot reinstall, so I depend on this configuration
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Never got it to work
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We kept it locally, never made a Hyper V
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