Screen corruption in Guest Window after changing The Host Resolution

(Doc ID 2340746.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM VirtualBox - Version 5.1 to 5.1 [Release 5.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customers using VirtualBox 5.1 find that when changing the resolution of the Host system or connect to or from an external display while the guest is running, they get a corrupt guest Window. Please see the screenshot below for an example.  

 

 

Minimizing and maximizing the guest Window clears the issue.


Cause

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