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Host Machine: running WIndows 8 on a laptop

Guest: Ubuntu 9.04 VM on VMWare

I can not ping the host machine from the guest and vice versa.

I cannot pint the internet from the guest also.

THe network adaptor is Bridged or NAT (tried both)

Network address is static and not DHCP.

ANy help welcome!

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Whose address is static? The host's or the guest's? –  MariusMatutiae Nov 24 '13 at 14:05

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