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Windows 7: Virtualbox on windows7 host xp guest can not connect to the internet

15 Oct 2012   #1

windows7 home x64
Virtualbox on windows7 host xp guest can not connect to the internet

hi all hope some one can help..
i have v-box running on win 7
in the vbox i have win xp
i have it set on bridge connection
i can ping the windows 7 side just fine but i can't ping google and have no internet connection the internet on the host is fine like you guys can see there i am typing here ..
the router gateway address is
the windows host has a static ip of
the xp in the v-box can not connect with dhcp so i have it set manual
to ip
default gateway
dns 1 :
dns 2 :
it is bridged with a wireless network
guest additions are installed
please help Thank you.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

First of all welcome to the forums!

The network card you've bridged, is the same that you're using to connect the host? It can fail if you're not using that wifi connection or it's disabled.

Another thing that came to my attention is the IP of the guest. Is it a typo or it's really 268 instead of 168?. In any case, both the guest and host must be on the same subnet ( and have different values for the last digits, which you have the same (again, tell us if it's that way or just a mistake).

Also, if, on the guest, you leave the configuration as automatic, what values do you get when you run an ipconfig from command line?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Oct 2012   #3

windows7 home x64

sorry it was a typo for the guest it should be
if i leave it on automatic i get
gateway dns
yes it is the same connection i use to access the internet
all are on the same subnet i can ping the host it just dont see the internet
i can ping the machine from a different computer
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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