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I am using windows xp as a virtual machine installed on windows 7. My laptop(computer A) is connected to another computer(B) through a LAN cable. What configuration should I make (what settings should I put on VMware, default gateway...) in order to successfully ping from machine B to the XP virtual machine on laptop A.

In other words I want to connect my virtual machine to another computer.

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migrated from Feb 28 '10 at 16:50

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Simply configure the network adapter on VMWare to bind on your physical network adapter.

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Yup, I'm not sure about VMWare, but in Virtual Box this is called "Bridge Mode" – Earlz Feb 28 '10 at 17:16
its the same in vmware. – Sirex Jul 1 '11 at 9:42

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