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MouseClick to Virtual Machine

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

I've had a look in the forums but I cant seem to solve this issue that I'm having....

Is there a way to send mouseclicks to a VM running on your machine. I've been using Autoit in a VirtualBox Win 7 machine on OSX and no joy. I've also tested on a Windows 7 Machine with VMware Player.

Any hints or tips? Thanks guys.

EDIT: Just to clarify. I have a script that I want to run solely in a VM and provide mouseclicks in the VM only so no interaction at all with the host machine

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

as far as i know autoit inside Virtual PC dont have problems with XP as its OS. Don't know about win 7 version or any version on VMware

edit: just quick note that Virtual PC is name of program http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/support/virtual-pc-2007.aspx so that i don't get confused

if your using win7 as primary OS then please read http://www.microsoft.com/windows/virtual-pc/download.aspx but i don't think there will be any problems of installing old Virtual PC 2007 on win 7 and running XP on it.

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I'll try Installing XP tonight as the Virtual Machine OS and see if that works okay. Will get back with more details later.

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

I'm running Windows 7 in a VirtualBox on Ubuntu.

The following script shows the correct result even if the mouse isn't controlled by the VM.

MouseMove(10, 100)
MsgBox(0, "Test 1: Mouse position", "x: " & MouseGetPos(0) & @CRLF & "y: " & MouseGetPos(1))
MouseMove(700, 700, 0)
MsgBox(0, "Test 2: Mouse position", "x: " & MouseGetPos(0) & @CRLF & "y: " & MouseGetPos(1))

When using VirtualBox you can specify if the keyboard and mouse are "captured". For the mouse you have to activate "Mouse integration" and the mouse will be moved.

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