Share wifi interface as wifi interface

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Share wifi interface as wifi interface

Postby jerome.laforge » 28. Oct 2017, 11:05

I want share my wifi interface as wifi interface in my virtualbox (windows 10).
Currently, Windows 10 can see this interface as ethernet interface (and not as wifi interface).
I have installed Guest Additions.

My computer is HP ZBook 15

Thx in adv.

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Re: Share wifi interface as wifi interface

Postby mpack » 28. Oct 2017, 11:30

VirtualBox offers no such feature.

However, if you want to write a simulation of a WiFi chipset and donate it to the project along with corresponding guest drivers then I'm sure the devs would be grateful.
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