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Windows 7: Forward port to Virtual XP

21 May 2009   #1

Win7 64 bits FR
Forward port to Virtual XP


I try to forward a port to my Virtual Windows XP. I have done that with VirtualBox in NAT mode, it was working well (using the VirtualBox service).

Now with the Virtual Windows XP, I didn't find anything to make the port forward working in NAT mode. So I tried the Microsoft loopback adapter. I installed it manually in the device manager, and I told Virtual XP to use this adapter.

After that, I saw it doesn't work at all, no IP, no connection. So I searched a little more and found this: Virtual PC Guy's WebLog : Configuring NAT via using the Microsoft Loopback Adapter and Internet Connection Sharing

It tells to share the internet with the loopback using the 'real' network adapter. I have done that but I still don't have any connection.

Any help ?

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21 May 2009   #2

Win7 64 bits FR

Hello, some news. I tried again the ICS thing and it worked right away. There were a few different parameters in my Loopback card settings, I don't know why the first time ICS didn't do it right.

So I was able to do everything I want.
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