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Windows 7: dual Ethernet ports (main system and VM)

25 Jan 2017   #1
HAVOC

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
dual Ethernet ports (main system and VM)

My motherboard has 2 Ethernet ports. i217 and i210, I have the i210 disabled in BIOS.
If I connect both ports to my switch, can I use one port for my main system and use the other port for my VM's?
Why? Just curious to see if it's possible.


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