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VirtualBox machine has different Default Gateway

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I have Windows 8.1 as my host machine and
under virtual box  I am trying to run Windows 7.

But the issue is from Windows 7 I am not able to access my host on network.
I came to know that the network settings are different on Windows 7 like Default Gateway.

I need to know what settings I need to do so that I can access my host machine from my Virtual box windows 7.
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by:Haresh Nikumbh
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you mean to say that from windows 7 machine you are not able to access windows 8 host machine? or you are not able to access other machine which are in the network ?

by default when you create Virtual machine in virtual box it use NAT network in that vm will be communicated with host machine.
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by:yadavdep
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From Windows 7 machine, I am not able to access the host machine when I do \\192.168.5.1 (ip Address of host machine).

I don't have any other machine on the network.
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by:Haresh Nikumbh
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are you able to ping ?
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What is windows 7 IP addresS?
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by:Mohammed Khawaja
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What are the IP addresses of the machines?  Are you using NAT or bridged networks?
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Here are the two images for host machine ip and second one is from windows 7
Host machine
windows 7
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I am able to ping the host machine from windows 7.

on Windows 7 I am using the default Nat
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can you also send screenshot for network setting which was selected for Windows 7 machine

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have you given Static ip ??
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here is it is, I have one Adapter 1 in use for windows 7
Network
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no, I havn't given static IP.
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if you can try Bridge network too.
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or give static ip in the same range.. which windows8 has
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If you want all hosts to be seeing each other then you should not use NAT but use bridged network.  This way your guest VM will obtain IP from your DHCP server (if you have statically assigned them then you can assign 192.168.x.x address on your guest VM).
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Thanks the Bring network works for me.

Thanks for help
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