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I migrated a VM running Windows 3.11 for Workgroups from VMware Workstation to ESXi 4.0U1 and the networking inside the guest machine has stopped working.

I reinstalled the network card driver, and changed the VM to use a static IP but it doesn't help.

Pls help me.

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  • WOW, there's a flashback. Curious though, what is the ESXi server hardware? and I have good reason to think the driver will not work, hopefully you have not blown away your original 3.11 machine, if you actually need it.
    – Tom
    Mar 22 '10 at 21:54
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Which network card are you using for the VM? I believe ESXi likes to emulate a e1000 but in older Vmware Workstation VMs you needed to use a pcnet32. You mention that you reinstalled the driver, which driver did you use? You may need to download a different NDIS 2 driver, or switch the adapter type in the VM configuration.

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