For a test, start both computers using clean boot. Can you ping each other
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run Windows OS with a clean boot. when you cannot determine the cause of the
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"Michael David" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> have two vista ultimate vm's both have 192.168.1.x addresses and can ping
> default gateway and use the internet from the host nic in virtual pc 2007.
> Problem is no matter what configs I try whether private network with
> network discovery on and firewall on or off, they cannot ping each other
> by IP let alone computer name. What am I missing ? There is no third party
> software installed, just created the vm's today.