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VMWare Guest Won't Connect to Internet / Wireless

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cbridgmanFlag for United States of America asked on
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A few days ago I posted the same question (without the wireless part) ... how do i get my vmware guest to connect to the internet. After a few false starts and help from folks here at experts exchange, I finally got my guest machine connected. What I did basically was to choose a single network adaptor (BRIDGED) and plug the host machine into my home uverse network via an ethernet cable. My host was communicating wirelessly with my home network and that apparently was the biggest problem. Once I connected with a cable, all the problems disappeared.

I am, however, back at square one. I am attempting to get connected to the internet on my guest machine while my host is wirelessly connected. It's not working. When I plug in it works but when I unplug and go wireless, it doesn't.

I've turned off firewalls on both sides, guest and host, to no avail.

The host is win 7 64 bit, the guest is win 2008 server 64 bit. UVERSE is my ISP. I don't have a static IP address.

Any ideas?
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