Guest has no network following upgrade to VB 5.2

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Guest has no network following upgrade to VB 5.2

Postby PLCman » 1. Nov 2017, 17:14


Following the upgrade of my virtual box to version 5.2, none of my guests are able to connect to the internet.

On an XP guest the little yellow flashing lights appear on the network icon in the tray and the box says aquiring ip address. The yellow triangle exclamation mark then appears and when I do an IPConfig the ip address the guest has is It should have been given an

Anybody got any ideas?
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Re: Guest has no network following upgrade to VB 5.2

Postby socratis » 1. Nov 2017, 17:32

For future reference, always give full and complete details about the version of the host, the guest and VirtualBox. If you have a Windows host and you're using Bridged networking, take a look at [Fixed] Bridged networking 5.2.0 issues (#17186).

But please don't leave me make assumptions next time about your setup...
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