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I have two network adapters on the same computer. I want one network adapter to work only with one program (VMWARE) and the other to work for everything else.

Is this possible? If require, I can do some coding, but I have no idea were to start.

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why downvote with no comment? –  Nahum Litvin May 29 '12 at 12:00
    
Because your question is not clear. You can read the documentation on the VM application to learn how to do this. –  Ramhound May 29 '12 at 13:39
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@Ramhound that is not really related to VMware. the compuer routs all my communications throught one network adapter, and I want to use another and me been ubclear is a reason to leave a comment, and not to downvote. –  Nahum Litvin May 29 '12 at 14:09

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You will need to go to the install directory of the VMWARE Workstation folder, usually it is in: C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\ run the exe file: vmnetcfg.exe

then disable automatic bridging in vmnetcfg.exe and then assign vmnet0 to physical nic#2. then on the host disable all protocols but the vmware-bridge protocol for physical nic #2

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I am using VMPLayer. not such exe there :( –  Nahum Litvin May 29 '12 at 15:53
    
Maybe you should have included that in the question? –  Kyle May 29 '12 at 16:41
    
if you are using vmplayer, you need to edit the .vmx file using notepad or wordpad, check for the ethernet0.connectionType and ethernet1.connectionType, it should be either: "bridged" or "NAT" , try changing ethernet0 and ethernet1 fields to "custom", as ethernet0.connectionType=custom & ethernet1.connectionType="custom" –  Miro co May 30 '12 at 4:39

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