troubleshooting Question

Centos installed on Windows XP VirtualBox unable to connect to internet but can be reached from the world.

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I am trying to setup a simple Linux machine on a Windows XP machine iwith Virtual Box. At this point I have it to where I can access the network and ping the router, I am able to even SSH from the world (I forwarded traffic on port 22 to it). The only thing I can't do is connect to the internet..

I am curious if it is actually the XP machine that is blocking access to the internet but not sure.. I am using a wireless connection, but I don't think that has anything to do with it since I can access the network. I have tried this several times unsuccessfully, but I am not backing down this time :)

Any ideas? When I run netstat -rt I get

Destination     Gateway         Genmask         Flags   MSS Window  irtt Iface     *              U         0 0          0 eth0
link-local          *                  U         0 0          0 eth0
default                UG      0 0          0 eth0

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