Each step provides instructions or a link to a document to eliminate possible causes and take corrective action as necessary.
The steps are ordered in the most appropriate sequence to isolate the issue and identify the proper resolution. After performing each numbered step, check whether your virtual machine has an Internet connection.
For example, if you're using Internet Explorer, check this Microsoft article to see how to download files.
If you didn’t see a File Download window, you might need to change the settings for your browser’s pop-up blocker. Windows Media Player plays the video and audio files on your PC.
There are a number of reasons why the networking stops working in VMware Fusion.
Validate each troubleshooting step to verify if it is true for your environment.
Things that might work for other people-1.) Flush DNS go to CMD and type "ipconfig /flushdns" (without quotes) and reboot 2.) If you use IE open IE and go to Tools Lan Settings and make sure all 3 boxes are unchecked but in some cases I've read that people have solved their problem by checking the "Automatically Detect Settings" box and leaving the other two unchecked.
Restart IE after changing any settings.2A.) If your using firefox then go to Tools Settings and make sure that "No Proxy" is checked or "Use System Proxy Settings" is checked. (I did this right before I used the norton removal tool, I don't know if it helped or not really but I doubt it because I tried it before and it didn't work) 4.) Turn off your firewall or add the browser you are using to connect to the internet to the exceptions list.
05/05/2010 - Reworked content into resolution path.If this is your setup, head over to the Microsoft Support page to download an update for your operating system.A blog about software development, server administration, and other IT related subjects.So download Malware Bytes or Super Anti Spyware and scan your PC for any malware.After the malware's removal if you still are unable to connect you will probably have to uninstall your browser(s) and reinstall them.When I got the laptop this was not the case, no browser I installed on it would work but yet I was able to ping websites perfectly fine with 0% packet loss and other applications and games that use the internet would work fine.This is what worked for me- Download Norton Removal Tool and run it then reboot It's kind of funny that this worked because my sister told me she had never installed norton and her machine came preinstalled with mcafee but yet it removed something that caused it to work.If there is an Internet connection, do not proceed with further steps.To troubleshoot your network and Internet connection: Note: If you have upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7, see Upgrading a VMware Fusion virtual machine from Windows XP to Windows 7 (1015396) and perform steps 13 through 24.If you can't download i Cloud for Windows, try a different browser.You might need to confirm that you want to run or save the installer.