Friday, 16 March 2012

Virtual Box Guest additions 4.1.10 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview (Black Screen)

The new version of Virtual Box guest additions 4.1.10 when installed in a Windows 8 Consumer preview Guest, after completing the installation it will (in some cases) display only a black screen.

To fix this, close your guest, and configure it with 3D acceleration. A 3d driver is installed by default is causing this issue.