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bio website digital-utopia.com/blogs/…
location United Kingdom
age 37
visits member for 5 years, 4 months
seen Nov 24 at 21:32

Contract developer, seemingly specialising in legacy application support (vb6 & C++).


Jun
16
comment Getting a laptop to a prepurchase state
But the recovery image wouldn't securely erase my friends business data would it? I have a Vista disc but from my experience it wants to create a new user for it. Can I turn off the machine at that point? When installing an OS I usually create the user a log right on in...
Jun
10
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
meta.superuser.com/questions/2695/change-to-the-bounty-system
Jun
9
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
I agree. A decent way would be at the end of the bounty time a grace period of 3 days to allocate the bounty. Then that would allow me (who wasn't online last night due to the hotel internet connection disappearing) to allocate the bounty.
Jun
9
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Just checked the FAQ and it is perfectly clear. Once again my apologies. Can moderators change this?
Jun
9
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Well I thought that you accepted the best answer after the completion date and that would assign it. Doesn't seem much point in accepting early in the bounty phase in case a better answer came along later that was more complete. Sorry about that.
Jun
7
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Still need to get the firewalls turned back on. A job for tonight.
Jun
7
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Okay, I can ping each other and I can ping google.co.uk (.com failed to find but that is due to geolocation redirection I think). I can also ping the name of the machines.
Jun
6
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
So change my network from 192.168.200.x to 192.168.137.x? Will do.
Jun
6
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
So why did the host want to reconfigure the network from the number I had set it to to something different? It is not the same as the hotel network as that is 192.168.254.x.
Jun
6
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Once I had disabled the firewall, which I am not too happy about.
Jun
6
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Seemed good right up til step 4. Soon as I did that the Host wanted to change the static ip from 192.168.200.100 to 192.168.137.1. I've allowed it for now - need to reconfigure the VM to use 192.168.137.x now. Will do that later when I get back from work.
Jun
5
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Before you ask "What errors did I get" - by not working I mean I can't ping the other VM.
Jun
5
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Still not got it working. I assigned the 1st VM 192.168.200.1 and the second VM 192.168.200.2. That didn't work so I also assigned the host to 192.168.200.100. That didn't work. I also disabled ipv6 in case that confused the issue. Still no joy. Imagine, for an instant, I am really really dumb. Explain in simple steps how this should work and how to go about it.
Jun
2
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
I believe so. According to the help dialog it is 6.0.192.0
Jun
2
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Okay, now what? The both VMs are on Loop Back Adaptor but there is no network between the machines. Do I need to set a static IP address for them?
Jun
2
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
This seems the most logical suggestion, I will try this first.
Jun
2
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
I am using VirtualPC - hence why it is tagged with VirtualPC. Maybe I should of made that more explicit in my post. If I disconnect the host from the network and look at the network (under computer) nothing appears. If I connect to the hotel network and do the same again I can see the VM's (as well as several other machines). Also the VM's non-static IP addresses are in the same range as my physical machine.
May
26
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
Nope. I haven't got it working. I will do an update to my question.
May
26
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
I don't want to communicate with any other machines on the hotel network. I just want the machines internal to my machine to communicate with each other. I will try what your edit suggests tonight.
May
25
comment Create a private network inside my Windows 7 machine
How can a hotel network stop me from creating a LAN on my own machine? Did you read my question?