No internet connection in Virtualbox

It can be frustrating if you’re having trouble connecting to the Internet on a Virtualbox virtual machine.
No internet connection in Virtualbox
Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to troubleshoot and fix the issue. In this guide, we’ll provide a detailed, step-by-step process to help you diagnose and resolve the internet connection problem you may be experiencing on your computer. So, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced user, follow these instructions to get your internet connection back up and running smoothly on Virtualbox.
We are using a Windows 11 virtual machine on our VirtualBox software. Let’s get started.

Previously, we installed the following with a virtual computer.
Creating a Virtual PLC Programming EnvironmentVideo
Retrieving Your Windows 11 Product KeyVideo
Installing Guest Additions for Oracle VirtualBox Video

Fixing No Internet Communication on VirtualBox

No internet connection in Virtualbox
Watch the video below on all of these steps.
1. Open Virtualbox Manager by launching the Virtualbox application on your computer.
2. Identify the virtual machine on which the VirtualBox internet is not working from the left pane of the VirtualBox Manager window.
3. Click on the Settings button located in the top menu of the Virtualbox Manager window to open the settings for the selected virtual machine.
4. In the left pane of the settings window, click on the Network option to access the network settings for the virtual machine.
5. In the ‘Attached’ drop-down menu, choose Bridged Adapter. This setting allows the virtual machine to connect to your network directly through the physical network adapter of your host machine.
Computer network connectionComputer network connection
6. Select the name of the network adapter currently in use on your host machine. To check which network adapters your PC uses, press Win+I to open Windows Settings. Click Network & Internet, then select Advanced Network Settings at the bottom of the page. The network adapters used by the PC are listed. This step is essential as it ensures that your virtual machine uses the same network adapter your host currently uses.
7. Under Advanced in the Network settings window, ensure the machine uses the Desktop Adapter Type. This ensures that your virtual machine uses the same network adapter type as your host machine.
8. Also, under Advanced, ensure that Promiscuous Mode is set to Allow All or Allow VMs. This setting allows your virtual machine to receive all network traffic that passes through the physical network adapter of your host machine.
9. Under Advanced, make sure the Cable connected option is checked. This setting ensures the virtual network cable is correctly connected to the virtual machine.
10. Hit OK to save your changes and close the settings window.
11. Start your virtual machine; the VirtualBox internet connection should work correctly. You can check the connection by opening a web browser on your virtual machine and visiting any website.
Watch the video below to see this in action.
No internet connection in Virtualbox

I hope this helps you fix your Windows internet connection on Virtualbox.

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PLC Beginner’s Guide to PLC Programming
There are many different PLC manufacturers, including other hardware and software companies. All programmable logic controllers have similar basic features. Here is how I would approach learning about basic PLCs.
Once you are familiar with the basics of the PLC, you will learn the specifics of the controller you will be programming.
This is the easiest way to learn about PLC programming.

Here are the controllers that we have covered or are covering at ACC Automation:
Arduino Opta PLC
BRX Do-More Series (Do-More Designer Software + Simulator)
Productivity Series  P1000  /  P2000
Click PLC Series
Omron CP1H Series
Horner XL4 PLC Series

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Easy PLC – PLC Simulation will allow Ladder, Grafcet, Logic Blocks, or Script programming.
HMI System – Easily create a visual human-machine interface (HMI)
Machine Simulator – A virtual 3D world with real-time graphics and physical properties. PLC programs can be tested using the EasyPLC or through other interfaces. (Modbus RTU, TCP, etc.)
Machine Simulator Lite – Designed to run on Android Devices.
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Additional examples of PLC program development using the five steps.
Click PLC – Easy Transfer Line Programming – Video
Productivity PLC Simulator – Chain Conveyor MSVideo
Five Steps to PLC Program Development – Die Stamping
PLC Programming Example – Process Mixer
PLC Programming Example – Shift Register (Conveyor Reject)
PLC Programming Example – Paint Spraying
PLC Programming Example – Delay Starting of 7 Motors
PLC Programming Example – Pick and Place
PLC Programming Example – Sorting Station (Shift Register)
PLC Programming Example – Palletizer

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact me.
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