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I've created a new WinXP vitual machine on my win7 using VMware player. This virtual machine is using NAT ( and has a WAMP server running. I want this to be NAT as I want the server to be running on a different subnet IP to my host pc (Win7). This is my virtual machines NAT settings:

Subnet Add -
Subnet Mask -
Gateway -
My VMware machine (Win XP with WAMP server) IP add -
Port Forwarding - 

My host pc IP is ( I want to be able to access the WAMP server on my virtual machine from my host pc? However, I can not ping my virtual machine IP from my host pc but I can ping my host pc IP from my virtual machine? I have also tried from my host pcs browser but no luck. There is no firewall installed on the virtual machine just a WAMP server and I turned off firewall on my host pc but still cant ping my Virtual machines IP?

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Is there a reason why you don't want to use a Bridged adapter instead? – iglvzx Feb 28 '12 at 20:59
Yes I am doing experiment on SOP policy so I am trying to make two websites appear to be from two origins hence the two ip subnets ( and – thedaza166 Feb 28 '12 at 21:00

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