The network adapter will not appear as a wireless NIC in the vm. The
emulated NIC in the vm is a DEC/Intel 21140A 10/100 NIC.
The Virtual Machine Network Services in VPC allow this NIC in the vm to
communicate with the outside world through the wireless NIC in the host. If
you look at the properties of the wireless NIC for the host OS you should
see an entry for VMNS and it should have a check mark in the box next to it.
Some wireless NICs simply will not work with VPC. See this entry in Ben's
"Don J. CMC" <DonJCMC@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I have exactly the same problem and I thought you had provided the
> The wireless adapter now appears in the Virtual PC console dropdown and I
> have selected it.
> But it does not appear inside the XP Hardware list of the guest machine.
> have restarted both the Virtual PC and then both the VPC and the VPC
> The wireless adapter does not appear in the device list of the XP machine.
> I've run the network setup wizard. I've gone to Device Manager and run
> for Hardware Changes" and the adaptor still does not appear.
> What next?
> "Bo Berglund" wrote:
>> On Tue, 3 Jul 2007 15:08:00 -0700, Scott <Scott
>> @discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>> >I have been trying for 3 hours to try and connect to the internet with
>> >The hard wired NIC does not work but of course works on the host but
>> >when I
>> >enable wireless, it works just fine.
>> >Any ideas? I really need to get the hard wired connection working and
>> >simply cannot figure it out.
>> From a reply (to you) made by me here yesterday (do you read any of
>> the messages in this ng?):
>> One problem may happen here:
>> The wired NIC does not show up in the drop-down list....
>> In this case close the VPC console and go to the ControlPanel/Network
>> Connections item and select the wired NIC and display its properties.
>> Verify that the checkbox in front of the line item "Virtual Machine
>> Network Services" is checked. If it is not then check it and OK out.
>> Any NIC that does not have this box checked will be effectively
>> invisible to VPC guests, this *must* be checked for the NIC to be
>> That was a reply to basically the same question you are again posting.
>> Why are you repeating your questions in new threads?
>> Bo Berglund