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I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on VMware on a Windows 7 host OS.

Wireless connection is working fine on the host OS but Ubuntu is not even recognizing it.

What can be the problem here? Why is Ubuntu not recognizing Wireless network? What can I do to be able to use Wireless network in the guest OS in vmware.

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First thing is to check your additional drivers and enable . –  Aarti Elly Jun 30 '12 at 5:51

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Your problem is that VMWare's "Automatic" default appears to be your LAN (wired) connection, instead of the wireless.

Change it explicitly from Edit --> Virtual Network Editor as shown below:

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edit what?! i saw wht u r tryin to tell in a youtube vid, bt after extracting the contents of vmware setup i didnt find any vmnetconfg.exe Isnt tht wht u r refering to? How do i proceed? –  phoenix Jun 30 '12 at 11:03
Wht VMwr vrsn? Wrksttn/Plyr? Ths apprs aftr u hv instlld VMwr, nt bfr. –  izx Jun 30 '12 at 12:35

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