ComTech: IT Support Stirling

Virtualbox Wireless Networking

ComTech: IT Support Stirling

We have previously discussed how to set up networking within virtualbox but we never covered wireless networking specifically.  Today we shall.

Open up virtualbox highlight your virtual machine and then go to settings.  Navigate to network.  You should have a screen with 4 adapters available.  You need to set adapter 1 to NAT and then adapter 2 to Bridged Adapter (for networking purposes).  While on adapter 2 choose wlan as the name from the drop down menu.

Save your settings and start up your virtual machine.  You will now be able to connect to the internet using the wireless adapter of the host machine.

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Hi I’m Chris Wakefield the owner of ComTech IT Support. I provide Windows, Mac and Linux based IT Support to small businesses in Stirling, Alloa and Falkirk.

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4 thoughts on “Virtualbox Wireless Networking

  1. Working on this – I have 4 Adapter tabs showing, but only the first one is available. May I just change it to my USB wireless adapter?

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