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.
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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 subnet.

You could Google about the lookback adater in Windows 7. This Youtube video could help:

- 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.
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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