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I would like to set up my virtual machine (Debian 6.0.4 64 bit) in VirtualBox on Windows 7 64 bit host OS.

When I launch my virtual machine with NAT networking option everything runs fine but when I use bridged I cannot get things to work.

What should I do ? Do I have to assign its IP manually ?

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closed as not a real question by studiohack Feb 7 '12 at 17:07

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Depends on how your network is set up... Does your router have DHCP server enabled? – m0skit0 Feb 7 '12 at 15:58
@m0skit0 yes it does. It should obtain IP automatically. Are there some kind of problems with WiFi with VirtualBox that I am now aware of ? – Patryk Feb 7 '12 at 16:02
You can't use "internal" Wifi cards, only USB ones do work. – m0skit0 Feb 7 '12 at 16:10
See for a description on why WiFi cards don't work well when bridging... – David Fraser Nov 23 '12 at 13:53