Virtual PC to Main PC, networking without network connection

Dear All,

I have a windows 7 comptuter, on which i have Microsoft Virtual PC, with Windows XP mode installed.
Everyhting is working smoothing on Networking level, i can access from virtual to Main pc and vice-versa when i am connected to internet on my office networl.
However when i am out of office and let's say i have no internet / network connection, in that case i can not make network connection between main and virtual pc?

Any ideas how to manage that ?
Thanks in advance.
JoeBlack1980Asked:
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Svet PaperovIT ManagerCommented:
I've done something similar in Windows XP, but it sould be working with Windows 7 too (never tried):

Create a lookback adapter in Windows 7 and connect the VM to it with local IP addresses, for example in 10.0.0.0 subnet.

You could Google about the lookback adater in Windows 7. This Youtube video could help: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gmynCBKyWxQ

- Svet

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Em ManCommented:
hmm you should be able to access the host PC even without the internet.

here's some guidelines. hope this help.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/825372
IanThCommented:
is the firewall configured to allow the remote access
JoeBlack1980Author Commented:
excellent and very effective and to the point solution, thank you  very much
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