Internet connection via Virtualbox XP machine

Title kind of says it all.

Using disk2VHD I "captured" my XP machine.  I can pull it up on my Windows 8 machine via Virtualbox but cannot get the XP machine onto the Internet.

W8 is hardwired with a static private address.

Tried guest additions to no avail.

Not sure what info to provide here...
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Are you using NAT or Bridged networking?

Have you installed Virtualbox Guest additions?

Does the XP VM have a network interface and valid IP Address?
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Tried NAT and Bridged.

Yes... additions are installed.

Cannot check network interface... doesn't show in Network Connections
rindiCommented:
Did you install the Guest additions inside the VM too, and not just to VirtualBox itself? What VBox version are you using?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Okay, so you issue is a computer without a network interface.
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
I ONLY installed Guest on VM.

Correct... computer without NIC
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
So make sure you installed the Guest Additions for the network drivers for the VM, in the Guest VM, otherwise it will have no drivers for the virtual nic, in the Guest OS.
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
I installed Guest Additions for the XP VM already.  Am I also to install Guest Additions into/onto Virtualbox 5.0.0 r 101573?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
if you check Device Manager, do you have a network interface present ?
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
in the virtualbox settings for that virtual machine did you define a network adapter?
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
The VB is set to NAT using PCNet-PCI II

There shows, in Device Manager, an Ethernet Controller with a yellow exclamation point.  Installing a driver yields an error "the data is invalid"
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
okay, the guest additions have been installed.

remove the network interface from the OS, and then Re-scan and check if it installs the correct driver and interface.

or remove the network interface, and add a new interface of type Intel Pro 1000.
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Removing the NIC and rescanning has XP finding an AMD PCI card.  Upon trying to install the  drivers I get the same error message.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
try a Intel Pro 1000

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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
That did it!  Thank you!
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
no problems, glad to be of assistance.
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