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Windows 7: Making the network in the virtual machine work

19 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit
Making the network in the virtual machine work


I have created a virtual machine with a Red Hat Linux 6 OS in it. My host machine has a Windows 7 OS.
I have assigned a static ip address to my Windows host machine.

How do I configure the network settings for the Virtual Machine so that it will be able to access the network? I want to test samba access from the Windows host and from other machines to the VM. For this, I need the network access.

Thanks in advance.

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26 Aug 2013   #2

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate and numerous virtual machines

Which virtual machine program are you using? VMware, Virtual Box or M$ Virtual PC AKA XP Mode?
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 Making the network in the virtual machine work

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