troubleshooting Question

vmware guest can't ping host, can ping all other network devices

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I have VMWare Workstation 10 host running on a Windows 8 PC.  I have a guest VM running XP.    This is a new installation of VMWare Workstation, and a newly created VM.

The host can ping every device on the the network/domain except the VM.  The VM can ping every device except the host.  

Networking for the VM is set to "bridged".   Firewalls and AV are off on both.

Any ideas why I can't ping the host from the VM ?
Rob Rudloff
IT Development Specialist

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