On my laption (Win 7) I'm running a VmWare Virtual machine Windows 7 with a network adapter in bridged mode because I wan't to be able to communicate between my host and my VM.
The host has IP 192.168.178.10 /255.255.255.0 / 192.168.178.1
The VM has IP 192.168.178.13 / 255.255.255.0 / 192.168.178.1
Now when I let both machines ping each other I notice a really strange thing. On both machines simultaneously I see 8 successful ping calls and then 8 time-outs this keeps on repeating... So it looks like the line is broken down
Not sure if its relevant but the laptop is connected to a wireless router. What I tried is disabling firewall on both machines. On the VM adapter I also tried option replicate physical network state but behaviour was the same.
I've never seen this before so does anybody else have a clue where to look for this strange network behaviour? Thanks