VirtualBox 4.1.8 released

Today Oracle released VirtualBox 4.1.8, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.1 which  improves stability and fixes regressions.

See the Changelog at  http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Changelog

for a complete list of all changes. You can download the binaries here:
http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.1.8/

This is a maintenance release. The following items were fixed and/or added:

  • VMM: fixed VERR_MAP_FAILED during savestate under certain circumstances (bug #7929)
  • GUI: stop updating the VM status icons when the VM is paused (bug #8368)
  • VBoxManage: fixed wrong return code after startvm (bug #9642)
  • BIOS: fixed hang at launch of DOS applications generated by Clipper 5.3 (note that hardware virtualization may be required)
  • USB: fixed OS/2 boot hang when using recent USB drivers
  • NAT: increase maximum number of parallel connections making connections with port forwarding more robust (#9922)
  • VBoxSVC: fixed crash under rare circumstances (e.g. client crash)
  • VRDP: fixed screen freeze (bug #9749)
  • 3D Support: Fixed fullscreen mode issues for ATI graphics (bug #9775), Windows Media Player rendering for XPDM-based Direct3D support (bug #8341). Multiple fixes to XPDM and WDDM – based 3D support for Windows Guests and for 3D support in general
  • Linux hosts: fixes for Fedoras Linux 2.6.41 (bug #9948)
  • Linux hosts/guests: fixes for Linux 3.2 (bug #9743)
  • Solaris Additions: various shared folder fixes (bugs #9856, #9862, #9917)
  • Windows Additions: various fixes for Direct3D support (un)installation, added detection of missing or wrong Direct3D system files
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