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I am connecting to a multi core Windows XP 64 bit machine from my single core 32 bit Windows XP machine in order to access Visual Studio to build our solution. Then we test the product on several VMs all of which are running on that remote machine. The guest I am interested in runs Windows 7 32 bit.

Our software needs to access USB port but the local USB port is not available to the guest OS.

I know this is multiple redirection but is there a way to get this done?

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Have you enabled the ability for VMWare to detect USB devices. Why on earth are you using that abomination known as Windows XP x64? – Ramhound Mar 8 '12 at 13:17
Yes. At Virtual Machine Setting > Hardware/USB devices, I have checked all the boxes. Is there anything else that needs to be set? – Martin Mar 8 '12 at 13:24
I just to make sure your not trying to link local USB port to the remote machine and expect the virtual machine to see it. – Ramhound Mar 8 '12 at 14:37

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