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Windows 7: can't connect to public (free) wifi internet

24 Jul 2010   #1
ankaa

window 7 pro
 
 
can't connect to public (free) wifi internet

Hi all,

I've a problem that just stump me. I may overlook something while I create my virtual machine in XP mode with my win7 pro laptop. The problem is my machine works fine with my home wireless network which is security enabled. But if I bring it to a public place, such as the library, then when I fire up my virtual machine, it can not connect to that wifi networks for some reason even though win7 works fine.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks
Ankaa


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20 Aug 2010   #2
MoInSTL

Windows 7 Professional x64, SP1
 
 

Try using bridged connection.
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20 Aug 2010   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 build 10122
 
 

Hello Ankaa, and welcome to Seven Forums.

In addition, your VM will have a different IP address that your Windows 7 host. You may need to make sure that it is allowed to connect to the wireless network.

Windows Virtual PC - Connect Virtual Machine to Network

Hope this helps some,
Shawn
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