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VB.net Excel Add-in Problem installing on Parallels virtual machine with Windows 7

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Hi

I have an Excel VB.net (2007) Add-in, which I have installed on many machines
I tried installing it on the Parallels virtual machine with Windows 7 (on a Mac)
and I got the following error:

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Question by:Murray Brown
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Does you virtual machine have internet access, which you have tested with a browser in the Virtual Machine?
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by:Fernando Soto
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Does the setup log file give any more information?
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by:Murray Brown
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Hi. Yes the virtual machine does have internet access that I have tested in the browser. The setup log file doesn't give me any more information
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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Can you access

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=158197

from your browser in the VM?
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by:Fernando Soto
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I tried downloading from the link in the error message and I go a 404 status from the web site. I used this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/LinkId=158917.
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that's not the link displayed?

Can you access

http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?Linkid=158197
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by:Murray Brown
ID: 40390800
Thanks very much. Internet explorer had problems due to a proxy server running on the machine. Thanks for the direction!
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