Macos Virtualbox guest screen too small

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I have recently switched to a retina Macbook pro and screen wise, some things are totally different there.
Like this situation where guest window of a virtualbox machine is so small that you cannot use it. So small than it is close to the preview thumbnail from VirtualBox manager.

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In order to fix this, you need to go to the VirtualBox Preferences » Display and change the Scale Factor to at least 200%. You must stop and start the virtual machine for the modification to kick in.

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You can change this also individually for each VM from it's Settings » Display » Screen.

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Done!

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