Keyboard is not released from VM

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • We are seeing a seemingly random issue
  • The keyboard is not released from the VM
  • The VM is in full screen
  • moving out of the VM monitor (there are 2 monitors on the client) to an application on the client system, the mouse input (clicks, drags, right-click, etc.) works fine on the client
  • Keyboard input is still being directed to the VM
  • Shift+F12 has no effect
  • The only way to release the keyboard is to leave full screen and go back in


  • Windows 7 installed on physical hardware running dual video heads
  • IE 9 used to connect to RHEV Manager
  • RHEL 6.4 VM running in a Spice console on the Windows 7 client.
  • Spice console in full-screen mode on one of the Windows 7 video heads
  • Several (4) Terminal sessions running in the RHEL 6.4 VM
  • RHEV-M 3.1
  • RHEV-H rhevh-6.4-20130501.0.el6_4

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