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I need to run a WDS server on a VM using Virtual Box for my school, problem is Virtual Box is mandatory and it seems to face a lot of problems with PXE and especially Micrsoft technologies, I first needed to install some obscure extensions for PXE to work properly and now that my install environment boots, it provides an error saying it needs network drivers to access my network ressources...

Problem is i've been lurking google for 2 days already and I don't seem to find anything relevant, so I was wondering if any of you guys already knows the solution to such a problem.

I'd be glad of any hint you can provide :]

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Do you want to PXE boot virtual machines or real one? How is your virtual machine's network connection confirgured? NAT, Bridged, etc? –  tombull89 Oct 9 '13 at 8:47
    
Well it needs to be fully virtual, so I'm booting PXE virtual machines too. it's configured as virtual private network. –  Stakhanov Oct 9 '13 at 8:48
    
So you get the promt to boot from network and the client vm machine gets an IP and boots from the server vm? Just when you get to installing Windows you get an error message? I'd say you need to add the drivers to the boot .wim image. –  tombull89 Oct 9 '13 at 8:53
    
yup that's my problem I know I need some drivers but I don't know where to find them, like WinPE drivers are usually hard to find so WinPE VM NIC drivers are even harder to find, I was wondering if anyone here already did that and knows the driver to pick... –  Stakhanov Oct 9 '13 at 8:54
    
Have you tried changing the virtual network adaptor? –  tombull89 Oct 9 '13 at 9:02
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Change your adapter type to Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop in Settings - Network - Advanced on the VM.

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