On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 22:52:33 +0100, Bo Berglund <boberglund@xxxxxx>
>On Fri, 26 Dec 2008 13:36:01 -0800, Cold_Realms
>>> Every time I setup a Windows XP Pro Guest under Server 2008 the network
>>>fails on the guest PC with a "failed to start" error listed under the device
>>>manager. I can get it to work by setting the network to NAT mode then
>>>switching it after the machine boots up, however this is not a good solution
>>>as I must manually add the IP information everytime I reboot the machine
>>>(physical or guest)
>>>Is there any solution for this?
>>What virtualization software are you using?
>>-Some other brand?
>>Things like this matter when trying to answer...
>>(This is the newsgroup for VirtualPC (2007 nowadays) but questions
>>concerning the other systems have been popping up now and then so it
>>is best to always describe what you are running)
>Sorry , that's what I get for assuming.
>Yes I am running Virtual PC 2007 Sp1.
All right, then in the VPC console, Settings for the virtual machine,
what did you have as the networking option before you changed to NAT?
I am assuming you used the default, which is to use the NIC on the
host system. In that case what brand/model of NIC do you use on the
Another question: your Windows Sever 2008, is it the 32 or 64 bit
And: Do you have the very latest NIC drivers on your host?
Bo Berglund (Sweden)