I've tried to do this but can't get it to work. Works fine with text.

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No, the host<->guest clipboard integration is text only in my experience.

To transfer images and other data you'll need to drop the data to a file and transfer that by network fileshare, or by connecting to the VM via something like RDC or VNC and using the remote connection protocol's file transfer support.

  • I thought so, very irritating as they are explicitly on separate networks. I'm currently using the scripting as you suggest. Capturing a screenshot becomes annoying...
    – AndyM
    Aug 13, 2009 at 9:37

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