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No internet between VMWare and 7 Host

Q: No internet between VMWare and 7 Host

Now running the RTM 7600 x64 till i get to Michigan's "The New Efficency"on october for 7 Pro retail :3 but. after installing the leaked updates VMWare will make a net connection in NAT and bridged connections and though a guest will say theres Internet.. Nothing will actually work.. like its not connected

i tried reinstalling Vmware and now it works but having testing Windows Server 2008 R2 it was a pain to update the vmware tools packageas the vers i had installed was 6.5 and update dto 6.5.3

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A: No internet between VMWare and 7 Host

What anti virus are you running?
It seems like the majority of the newer Versions of the anti-virus/firewalls have an option to allow/block vm's connectiong to the network

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I don't need help, I just wanted to post my solution. 
I recently setup the latest version of Vmware player on Ubuntu 13.04 and found myself unable to download the tools for it. error try again later or something along those lines. I searched about online for answers but google only presented 1 relevant topic and it didn't have a solution. Anyways I've discovered how to get around this, it's quite obvious really, I feel dumb for taking so long to figure it out. Lauch VMware player as root, then the tools will download successfully. Hopefully this will save someone a world of heart-ache.

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I have recently installed Redhat Enterprise V.3 as guest on Windows XP host using vmware.

After adding the necessary lines in the 2 ifcfg-eth0 files, the device eth0 is finding the IP correctly at boot time (or by usinf ifup eth0) and I can use folder sharing between the host and the gust. However I still can't connet to the Interent from the guest.

My windows host internet conection is working fine.
I had it working for a short peiod of time on the guest. (I was using VM - settings - customized - eth bridged-default)

Has anyone seen this before?



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Hi Everybody,

I've successfully installed an old WinNT 3.51 as a VMware Host; one thing, I'd like to have, but don't know where to get it: Graphics/Video device drivers for the VMware Graphics Adapter ...

Does anybody know?


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well as my title state I have a small question and I'm not sure where to post this...

My question is can I duel boot vmware workstation and it acts like a host, meaning windows 7 is not booted; using less ram than using virtualbox as a guest???



A:vmware workstation boot as host?

Could you more clearly describe what you are trying to do?

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I want to connect several VM's mainly Cisco router to same network adapter (vmnet1 host-only network adapter) and want to pass multiple VLAN's as Tagged. I am able to achieve this requirement through bridged network adapter but unable to do so through host-only
adapter. I am using Windows 7 as main OS and VMware Workstation 11.
I have gone through several tech forums but unable to find answer for it. Though in multiple forums one statement was common that Windows will strip the VLAN information when packet received/transmits through network adapter.
I would really appreciate if anyone can help me with this.

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I have installed a Virtual XP (guest) under Win 7 to run legacy hardware. I have set up everything per instructions to share some host partitions, as folders; however, they do not show up in the Win XP guest. I have done this is the past and had no trouble. The VMware site has been of no help.

A:VMware: Accessin Host partitions/folders

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Goal: To have host machine (win7) to use wired interface (lan1) ( as default, while vm (winxp) uses wireless interface (wireless1) ( as default. Each interface is a seperate network and seperate isp.

Using Vmware player 3.1.3

I have set the VM to bridged mode, and bridged that virtual adapter to the wireless interface with vmnetcfg. VM is now able to get out on the internet, ipchicken shows its going out on the wireless isp.

On the host machine, I am also going out on the wireless interface.
I changed metric on wired (lan1) to 1 for gateway AND interface
changed metric on wireless (wireless1) to 100 for interface (no gateway option)

Now, the host machine goes out on the lan1 gateway, great!
Also changed adapter priority, set lan1 above wireless1

Now, when going back to the VM, it is not able to get out on the internet.

If I remove metric for gateway on lan1, I will default back to wireless on the host, Even with the
priority showing lan1 before wireless1..

I guess what im asking windows to do is route all traffic from host through lan1, and route all traffic from vm through wireless1, concurrently.

Help !

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Hi there
Workstation Version 10.2 Host running these distros - same observations for both hosts. Opensuse / Linux Mint 17 both 64 bit. Guest is windows 8.1 update 1.

I seem on the df -h command get a /tmp file around 4GB which is 95% allocated. This goes down to 0% when the vm is powered off.

I can't seem to find any way to increase the size of this file or configure it in any way -- is this just VMware using disk space or will my Guest eventually fail because lack of disk space. There's actually plenty of space on the HDD itself. !!


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Hi there

W10 X-64 pro (build 10547) and vmware workstation rel 12 - in full screen mode can't launch apps from taskbar.

Works fine in Windowed mode

This happens on LINUX Hosts - (Opensuse, Centos and Mint)


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Hi there

not a big problem but if my HOST has a wifi connection to the internet then a VM (or at least Networking) )doesn't work when enabling BRIDGED networking (NAT works OK but I need Bridged !!))

If I connect the host to my internet via Ethernet or to a "Wifi-->Ethernet bridge" then bridged networking is fine.

I usually use the wifi-ethernet bridge anyway as it's humungously more stable than the basic wifi cards (and the bridge connects to my Internet at fast 5GHZ wifi - avoiding contention problems on 2.4GHZ network).


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Hi All,

On a rock solid machine (to date) I got a BSOD. During this time I was using Unity (VMWare Pro), and the host crashed (not the client VM).

I did try the tool at http://www.osronline.com/, which seems to claim that the culprit was steam.exe, but I'm not sure that makes sense.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi all,
I am running RHEL4 as Guest OS in Dell studio 1555 laptop using VMWare Work Station with Windows XP SP3 as host OS in my Dell Studio 1555 model. But I am not able to set the display properly in RHEL4 which can perfectly fit to the laptop screen so that I can get rid of the troublesome job of scrolling to view the full page. I have at present chosen These options.
Monitor Type: LCD panel 1600 X 1200
Video Card: VESA driver (generic)
Resolution: 1600 X 1200
Color Depth: Millions of Colors

I tried various other options. But nothing else seems to be suitable. Do I have to install some dedicated driver to get the resolution option of 1600 X 900 which is the Display resolution of my Host OS (Windows XP). Dell Studio Laptops use ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 Display Adapters for 1555 model.

Can you please suggest me which option should I choose in RHEl 4 to get the 1600 X 900 resolution option and get rid of this problem?


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I have installed VMware Workstation 6.5.3 on my WinXP System.
I have put RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 on that as Virtual machine. RHEL is working fine on that. But I don't know how to transfer the files from the Virtual machine to the host machine without using another computer on the network or pen drive.
At present I am using a pen drive or using scp to transfer files to another machine to transfer. But I want to know about the method of file sharing between the host and virtual OS without any other device/Comp.

Waiting for replies...

A:Solved: Exchange dfiles between Virtual(RHEL4) and host machines(XP) VMware Workstati

Not that familiar with VMWare, but from Chapter 5 in the User Guide, if you install the VMWare tools:

Lets you drag and drop files between host operating systems and Windows, Linux,
Solaris, and FreeBSD guest operating systems
Click to expand...

Chapter 8, titled Transferring Files and Text
Between the Host and Guest might also be useful.

You can transfer files directly over the network if you are not using NAT for the network connection type.

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I am running Windows XP (SP3) as a virtual machine in VMWare Player 2.5.2. Normally in the "Safely Remove" tray icon I had four components by default, in addition to whatever USB devices I had connected to the virtual machine.

Recently, I chose to "safely remove" a USB device, but my mouse slipped, and instead I "safely removed" the "Standard Enhanced PCI to USB Host Controller" and/or the "Inter(R) 82371AB/EB PCI to USB Universal Host Controller" (both are missing now, but I think I have written their names correctly).

The components that remain are "VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter" and "Creative AudioPCI (ES1371,ES1373) (WDM)"

Now the virtual OS has no USB capability. I have looked everywhere I can, including Device Manager, and see no sign of the missing Controllers. It seems odd that a virtual component like that could suddenly disappear -- but since it's not a physically-removable drive, I can't just plug it back in.

I have tried doing a Windows Restore to a previous date (before my mistake), but that did not restore the USB Controllers.

How can I restore the USB capability?

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Hi there

Windows 10 build 9879 with the latest updates running as a VM on Windows 8.1 host using VMware workstation 11 or vmplayer 7 won't attach USB devices - only USB devices connected at power on seem to be recognised.

I upgraded a W8.1 system to W10 but I'll try later with a brand new install --- I don't expect any change though.

I've also tried both WITH and WITHOUT the 3D / hardware acceleration checkbox enabled --no difference.

Windows 8.1 runs fine as a VM on W7 host if you are coming from W7. Same problem though if you run W10 from a W7 host.


A:Windows 10 on Windows 8.1 Host and Vmware - USB problem

Don't you think a VMware forum would be more appropriate? It is a problem with their software.

A hypervisor normally tries to grab your device when it is introduced (from Windows host in your case, OSX in mine) and then offer it to the guest (10 in both cases). USB2 works for me but not USB3. In my case I use virtualbox and it doesn't support USB3. I know this because I asked the developers. This is a problem with the VM software (one end or the other) not Windows. Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 installed on real hardware all recognise USB 2 and 3. And USB 1 works on Windows XP for all I know if such devices still exist.

Hardware acceleration has nothing to do with connecting USB devices BTW. It is for graphics and normally (ime) makes things worse.

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Virtual machine OS is Windows XP Pro. Vmware version is 6.
Real shared folder is on another PC with XP Pro.
I create a New Folder from virtual machines Windows explorer in a real shared folder on another PC. Then wish to rename it to all lowercase like new folder.

But when I rename New Folder to a different name like New Folder1 and then rename to new folder (all lowercase), IT WORKS!

This problem is important because I create case sensitive scripts and must save on a file server.

Have you got any useful SOLUTION for this problem?

Thanks in advance.

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I've a broadband link of MTNL with D-Link DSL 502T modem, and a m/c with Windows XP as primary OS and over it running VMWare server ver 1. I''ve loaded Ubuntu 10 server over VMWare and made it as the DNS / Web Server, I've got domain name registered against a static IP.

Now the problem I'm facing is that whenever I try to open the web-page of my web-server, I receive Modem Configuration page instead of web page I loaded on the server, although my Apache 2 server is running fine.

Can some one help me tell how to configure so that it directly fetches the web pages loaded in the web server instead of modem configuration page.

Thanks and regards


A:Config of D-Link 502T with VMware on WinXP, Ubuntu Server on VMWare!

If this is from a remote location, are you sure you have disabled remote administration in the router?

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On the drivers website of the T620 TC, the latest version of the horizon client is 4.1On the vmware website i can download version 4.2Do i always have to use the "embedded" version of the Horizon client from the Thin Client driver site, or can i also use the "general" windows version? Thanks 

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I have VMWare 6.5 on my computer, but now it can not connect to the Internet. I've tried it with both Server 2008 and Windows 7. It says "Connected to unidentified network. Access: Local only" At one point, a few weeks ago, it connected with both OS?s. I?m thinking of some network setting is wrong. The host is Windows XP Pro. I?m a certified tech, and I?ve tried everything. Under Virtual Network Editor, I see three items:
VMNet0 (Bridged) Bridged to SIS 900 PCI Fast Ethernet , but no subnet or DHCP listed.
VMNet1 (Host-only) A private network shared with the host Enabled
VMNet9 (NAT) Used to share the host?s IP address
I have tried turning on and off Automatic bridging, but that did not work. If I click the network icon in VMWare, you can change it from bridged to NAT to Host-only, and I?ve tried all three. Does that have to match the other setting? Why is VMNet0 blank? I have changed settings in Network and Sharing center too. I connect with cable Internet. I would like to get this VM back on the Internet. Your help is appreciated.

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I've done a clean install of windows 10 Pro but am now unable to get internet on a guest VM on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 . I just get a yellow ? Ethernet controller in device manager.
I tried my legal copies of Windows Me and Windows 3.11 and can get internet on them fine.

Everything was working fine when I had Windows 8.1 as a host.


A:VMWare workstation 11 no internet.

Try re-installing VMware. If that doesn't work, make sure that the firewall on host computer isn't blocking VMware, then update or install VMware Tools in the VMs. (I could give you step-by-step instructions but I'm sure you won't need them)

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I click my net and enter password but error net.
open vmware (XP) and select removable devices network usb then choose wireless enter password now I use my wireless internet.

1. Why ?
2. how share Vmware internet connection in my win 7 or not ???

A:I dont use internet from win 7 but I use vmware :( ?

I'm sorry, I didn't understand about 3/4 of that. What I got was you want to... access the internet through a VMWare machine?

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I use vista 64bit and have had it for almost a year and a half. I have vmware workstation 6.5 and have windows 7 in it now. I had it a month ago and had been working with it with no problems at all. Then my brain fried and I deleted the virtual w7 file and had to reinstall. The problem is now I can't seem to get and internet connection. What can I do in vmware to get one? Or do I need to do something in vista? Thanks.

A:Problem with vmware and internet.

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I've installed in VMWare Windows 10 but don't have a internet connection.
What can I do to solve this, because I want test Windows 10 with internet.
Edit: Nope. O_o

A:Windows 10 in VMWare, no internet.

Didn't find on Google any fix.

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Hi all

To install W8 developer edition (current version) as a VM with vmware workstation you have to download / upgrade to version 8. Version 7.1X and earlier won't work. Vmware player (current version) gives same problem as vmware workstation 7.1x.

When you install choose W7 as the OS (there isn't a W8 option yet not surprisingly) and select I will install the OS later.

Then select the DVD device in the vm serttings as a virtual ISO (you don't need to burn a physical DVD) and boot from the device.

Then it will install more or less as W7.

Ignore any prompt for a product key if it appears. I wasn't asked for one but some people seem to get a request for a product key when attempting to install W8 as a virtual machine.

You can download a free trial version for 30 days from the vmware site. ( it may be that eventually version 7.1x will work or the next upgrade of W8 will work so unless you want to upgrade to version 8 of vmware workstation I'd start with downloading the trial).

Then it installs OK

I don't have enough privileges yet to upload screenshot but it installs fine.

I've also posted a suggestion on how to remove / disable the metro gui for those that want a more "classical" Windows look - you can see the post in the W7 Forum until I can get approval to post in the relevant section on this Forum on customising W8



A:Install W8 in vmware workstation -- you must use version 8 of vmware

Will workstation 8 install over vmware player or as a separate install?

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I recently installed VMWARE PLAYER on a Ws 7 computer. All went well, including updating the XP Home OS to SP3 from an old CD and then downloading the 70 odd updates thereof via Ws Updates.

Since that initial connection to the Internet from the Security Center, I have not been able to make the connection to the Internet with any one of my three installed browsers, including IE.

My computer has access to cyberspace through a wireless router and then to a HughesNet modem for satellite service.

I will sure appreciate your help in solving this problem.


A:Can't connect to Internet from a VMWARE installed OS

I found the solution via Google searches. Had to make the ethernet settings at "NAT."

Is there a way to indicate that a problem/post has be solved?


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Hi there,

my vmware workstation 6.5 was working fine until i install oracle virtual box on my host machine.
can some one advise me how to access internet from my virtual machine and get it working as earlier.


A:vmware internet access & LAN issues

Open the virtual network editor in VMware Workstation. Make sure your physical network adapter is selected for the Bridged networks. It probably got changed to the virtual adapter that VirtualBox installed.

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i have windows 7 build 7077
and i have latest vmware version 6.5.2

but i couldnt make it connect internet

i installed win xp and it cant connect internet through nat

i need to make it really important pls help

A:VMWare Workstation cant connect to the Internet

Quote: Originally Posted by cefurkan

i have windows 7 build 7077
and i have latest vmware version 6.5.2

but i couldnt make it connect internet

i installed win xp and it cant connect internet through nat

i need to make it really important pls help

Hi there
1) can the HOST machine connect to the Internet -- this might be obvious but often the Simplest solutions tend to be the correct answer.

2) Is the Virtual adapter connected AND enabled.

3) Firewalls / router blocking the Virtual XP machine.

Incidentally when I did a W7 Upgrade I couldn't get VM networking to work at all until I'd re-installed vmware.

If you did a W7 Upgrade just re-install vmware (and vmware tools onve the vm is powerd on).

Normally NAT is no problem.

You could also try changing the Networking to "Bridged" although this can give problems if your HOST adapter is a Wireless adapter.

enc XP vm version 6.5.2 running on W7 x-64 build 7077 -- no probs



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I have a dell studio 1537 I'am running 7 as my OS and have VMWorkstation 6.5.2, but for the some reason my XP Machine won't connect to the internet I have installed VMware tools, but still can't connect to the internet. The XP machine sees the network adapter. Has anyone been able to successfully using 7 as their OS and using XP as the VM machine and connect to the internet wired or wirelessly?

A:VMWARE XP Machine can't connect to Internet

While i cannot answer your question, i can provide you with a helpful suggestion. I used to use VMWare until i saw this;


It's really good. Try it!

Just be sure that your processor supports hardware virtualization before you start

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I have several Virtual Machines, 2000, XP and Vista and all work just fine. I am adding a win7pro VM and after the install it has no Internet connection and the keyboard doesn't work, but the mouse does. Both the mouse and the keyboard (Logitec K270-set) are RF connected and use a single USB-RF dongle.

I have asked on the VMWare site but no responses.

With no keyboard it is almost impossible to try adjustments to the win7 VM. The Device Manager only shows the keyboard as "PS2 Not Started." I tried disabling and enabling, but nothing. With no Internet I can't see if drivers are available to fix this.

The keyboard is working during the initial boot as I can interrupt at the BIOS settings and type stuff at the BIOS-DOS level. Once win7 is running, no keyboard.

Thoughts and suggestions for Internet and keyboard? Please?


A:No Internet or Keyboard with VMWare Player

Do you have a conventional keyboard to use for setup? A wired USB keyboard should work.

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I'm running Windows 7 and VMWare Workstation 7, and I cannot access the internet from any virtual machines using bridged connections. I used to be able to, so I'm not quite sure what happened. I did not modify anything within VMWare....

bridged connections are set as they were by default - to use vmnet0. They are capable of pulling an IP and DHCP info from the router, but beyond that they cannot access the internet or do anything else.

On the win7 host machine, under network adapters, I do not see vmnet0 listed - I'm not sure if it is supposed to be or not. It only shows vmnet1 (host-only) and vmnet8 (NAT).

I would rather use bridged connections if possible, but just cannot seem to get it to work.

Yesterday, I couldn't even get NAT to work. It could ping servers, but I couldn't actually use the internet - I guess ICMP was working but not TCP for some reason, although I hadn't modified anything. I updated from VMWare 6.5 to 7.0 and now NAT works, but bridged connections still fail.

Does anyone have any ideas what the problem might be? I've searched the web for solutions but haven't found any that worked (disable vmware adapters, modify registry so that they don't show up under public unidentified networks, etc).

Could it be related to the fact that vmnet0 doesn't show up anywhere on the host machine? I'm not sure if it is supposed to or not - vmnet1 and vmnet8 both show up under network adapters and using ipconfig/all. However, vmnet0 does not show up between ei... Read more

A:Windows 7 + VMWare Workstation 7 - no internet access

I am having this exact same problem on my system right now. Did you ever find a fix for it or does anyone else have one?

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I recently installed VMWARE PLAYER on a Ws 7 computer. All went well, including updating the XP Home OS to SP3 from an old CD and then downloading the 70 odd updates thereof via Ws Updates.

Since that initial connection to the Internet from the Security Center, I have not been able to make the connection to the Internet with any one of my three installed browsers, including IE.

My computer has access to cyberspace through a wireless router and then to a HughesNet modem for satellite service.

I will sure appreciate your help in solving this problem.


p.s. I gave up on "VirtualBox" and went to 'VM Player' based on "JohnWills" recommendation.

A:Solved: No Internet connection from VMWARE Player

I found the solution via Google searches. The ethernet settings had to be set for "NAT." I found one was correct but the second was not. Setting it for "NAT" immediately gave me Internet access.

FYI, I am writing and posting this via XP Home within VMWare.


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I'm running VMware 8.0.0 build-471780 Host OS Version: Windows 7 Ultimate, 64-bit 6.1.7601, Service Pack 1

Everything was working fine then the vmcrashed and now when I rebooted them (I'm running 2, same specs) I can't get an internet connection.

I've tried all the connection settings to no avail.

Any ideas?

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I installed a Windows XP SP2 in VMware as a virtual PC , i know most people guider which stand on this
forum are familiar to VMware.
So can someone Guide Me?
I want to connect my virtual workstation to my potential / mainly windows.
moreover I want to try connect my virtual workstation to internet...is it possible ?
Contact me via windows live messenger: [email protected]
Please Describe here your guide step by step and carefully.
Thank You
Mohsen Farahani Poor

A:How to connect my vmware xp sp2 virtual workstation to internet or my main xp

Configure the VMWARE networking adapter for shared NAT and you should be able to get Internet connectivity if the host has connectivity.

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I have windows 7 64bit as my
native OS (as of now). I am trying to
run windows xp professional 32bit on
a vmware virtual machine.
Everything is working perfectly,
except I cannot figure out how to
connect to the internet.
I know nothing about internet
connections or terms. NAT, host-only,
TCP, these all go over my head. I
know nothing. Please, can you
explain in layman's terms how to
connect to the internet from the
virtual machine?
ps. I am connecting to a secured
network via wi-fi. (i could connect to
an unsecured network if i really had
to, but i'd prefer not to have to)

A:How to connect a virtual machine tothe internet (vmware)?

If your HOST machine has internet access via the network, so will you guest if it has network access.
I don't remember doing anything special when I set mine up!

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I'm not sure what's causing it, I used a Windows XP Professional disk to install XP in a virtual machine. Ever since then I get download speeds (On the VM only, my regular machine is fine) of ~20kbps. Anyone have a solution or is this just the software (VMWare Workstation 6.0)

A:VMWare Windows XP - Internet going at Dialup speeds on Broadband.

Did you apply the TCP patch for SP2 since there was a know issue with TCP slowness, that Microsoft start applying to their OS. XP SP1 didn't have this problem. Search on google for XP SP2 TCP Slowness Patch. This patch changes three files on your system. Once that is done I would recommend using TCP Optimizer found on speedguide.net to tweak the TCP/UDP/LAN/WAN some more.

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I recently successfully installed Windows 8 on my computer. After months and months of tireless research I finally found the root of the problem. I right clicked my wireless internet and went to network and sharing center. Below it shows a bench that said Unidentified network, and it had my VMware Network Adapter listed. I didnt understand why my internet would not work if it said it was on, but then i saw No Internet access. So the only thing i couldnt think of was my computer didn't trust VMWare to share internet with my Windows 8 Consumer Preview OS. I then clicked on VMware Network Adapter and selected the diagnose button. Windows Network Diagnostics popped up and said the following.

Windows Network Diagnostics
Issues found
DHCP is not enabled for "VMware Network Adapter VMnet"
DHCP is not enabled for "VMware Network Adapter VMnet"

Automatically update your network settings Completed

Issues found
Detection details
DHCP is not enabled for "VMware Network Adapter VMnet"Detected

I then thought, hey. I could just enable DHCP and i'd be in business. But of course i run into another problem, how do i enable DHCP? So I searched and didn't find an answer. I attempted to get my computer to fix the problem itsself but it would not fix it. Can anyone please tell me how to get this problem fixed so my VMware internet will work?

A:Internet connectivity problems with VMware Player involving DHCP

I'm no expert on such things but I did located a page with several Tutorials you might want to take a look through.
Tutorial search - Windows 7 Forums

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Hi, i follow your tutorial and I preparate a zip folder with sf diagnostic tool. In my new sony vaio notebook vpcf2, just using it with different application opened (not always the same but usually: eclipse, sqldeveloper, vmware player, chrome, firefox, iexplorer) the pc shutdown with a BSOD.

Windows 7 professional 64bit
original installed OS on the system
New laptop one month

thanks in advance.

A:BSOD internet, eclipse, spotify, vmware player cdd.dll error

It does not appear you let the program run to completion. Many of your files are missing for the crash reports. Please follow the http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...tructions.html and let it run to completion. It may sometimes look like it is not doing anything when it actually is, so go get a cup of coffee or something while it runs to make sure it finishes.

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Good news about VMs again.

The latest VMware Workstation 9 brings a new UI and it's designed for Windows 8.

Read about it here:
VMware Announces VMware Workstation? 9

Also VMware Player 5 is available for download.

Looks like I posted this a bit fast, usually Jimbo beats me at VMware stuff. Sorry for this one.

A:VMware Workstation 9 - VMware Player 5

D'oh. I have 2 licensed copies of VMWare Workstation at my office. One for me and 1 for a coworker. It's $119 to upgrade, or a free upgrade if you purchased after Aug 1st, 2012. I purchased on July 30, 2012. Sucks to be me

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i cant install vmware tools, it starts to load the cd and says it cant find it. if i load an image, it doesnt work either.
its driving my nuts, can anyone help?

A:VMware installing VMware Tools

well i figured out vmware,.....need to stop and think about it, i was trying to do the second step without doing the first...lol

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Just wanted to know if disabling ICS on a host will effect guests running on VMware workstation such as effecting access to the Internet, if they are either in bridged or NAT.


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Hello all,
Recently after update KB4049179 Internet explorer would crash after accessing VM Vsphere web client webpage which uses flash. After Uninstalling said update behavior regarding the website returns to normal. Microsoft Support Twitter account says to post
this in feedback hub, but this is related to my Work Computer and I do not want to link personal Microsoft Account to My work computer. So I thought I would put this here instead. Before I tried uninstalling the update I tried removing Internet Explorer
using Program and Features using the Add and remove features wizard,  and adding back in. But that did not work. It was only after Installing the above update was I able to login to the VMware Vsphere web client webpage and get into the rest of the

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Hi, I keep getting the following message "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services has encountered a problems and needs to close." Short after that I lose my Internet connection. I went to the chat and was asked to post a HijackThis log here. I ran Adaware and Spybot and deleted what it found.Below please find my HijackThis logLogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 19:12:56, on 04.09.2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exeC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exeC:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Marmiko Shared\MZCCntrl.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDLL32.exeC:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXEC:\Programme\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exeC:\Programme\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exeC:\Programme\Gemeinsame Dateien\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\WINDOWS ... Read more

A:Generic Host Problem - Loosing Internet Connection / Generic Host Problem

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.Your log is clean, so I don't think the issue is malware related. But let's see if we can figure it out for you.Click Start -> Run -> eventvwr.mscLook in SYSTEM and APPLICATIONS for anything around the time you are getting the error.Double click on anything you see with a red X, press the Copy button, and then paste it here in your next reply.

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Hi all
After a bit of googling found the fix

This guy solved it -- works fine Now I can uset W8 x-64 on a Desktop with 16GB (I must have VMware working)
Fix vmx86.sys error with Vmware workstation 7 and 8 | JB: Tech & Security


A:Fix for vmware 8.0 / vmware player 4.0 on w8 x-64

16GB of RAM or a 16GB vmware partition?

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