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Hello,

I have made an image of one of my NT4 test servers and loaded it onto the VS2005.
Everything is fine and the NT server starts up just fine.
However it still thinks that the old NIC from the physical server is still installed.

How do I install the Virtual NIC so that I can connect to the network as before?

I believe I have to uninstall the old adapter (a 3Com), nut where do I get the driver for the virtual adapter?

I have tried to install drivers that came with the NIC installed physically in the server running VS2005 without luck.

Any help appreciated.

Thanks.
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Question by:Grodel
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by:Grodel
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This is the answer I got on the MS groups:
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A guest will always have an Intel/DEC 21140 NIC, regardless of the host
hardware.

You can find a virtual floppy disk in the \Program Files\Microsoft
Virtual Server\Virtual Machine Additions folder that contains the NT 4
drivers for this card.
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And it worked!
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by:Grodel
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First person to copy the answer and post it here gets the points.
I think this solution should stay here even thou I found it myself.

(Anyway to close a question by providing the solution, when you opend the question yourself?)
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by:bbao
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hi Grodel, you wont need such a way to close this question, just ask EE moderators to make this question as PAQ with refund because you have found the answer yourself and posted it at here for helping others.

I answered my question myself. What do I do?
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/WinNT_Networking/help.jsp#hi70

cheers,
bbao
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