Virtual Box Wireless Access

I've installed a Windows 7 VM to run on  virtualbox on OSX 10.10.  Now I need to get wireless access but everything i try to do tells me to plug in Ethernet adapter.  Is there a way to do wireless using virtualbox on a Mac?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Your virtual machine connects to your host via its internal networking and if you wish to use wireless, you do that at the host. You cannot have a wireless guest with a wired host.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Is your virtual machine not connected to the wireless adaptor, via NAT or Bridged on the host.
As mentioned above, the VM uses the connection already present on the host, and even if on the host it is wireless, the VM it will look as if it is a wired connection.

But there are ways to use wireless USB NIC's and have them exclusively used by your VM.
Then they will also be regarded by the VM as a wireless adapter. If you have such a wireless USB dongle, within virtualbox Windows select "Devices", "USB Devices", and there the Dongle should be shown. Enable it there and then it will also show up within your VM. But you may still have to install it's drivers and software.
xoxomosAuthor Commented:
It will be a little while before I can check this.  Currently installing another vm which may take most of an hour.
xoxomosAuthor Commented:
This was the second vm so i needed to go into settings then set that up the way Andrew mentioned.  Thanks all.
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