Windows File Sharing – Problems With Multiple IP Addresses

This was a bizarre problem that cost me half a day. I was unable to share folders from my Windows 10 PC, and I was near despair when I found the solution. I tried searching Google for many different phrases before I found the answer. This was the basic symptom: My shared folders were not accessible to other machines on the network. However, when I tried to connect to them from the same machine, it worked fine. Well, except it didn't. Let me explain. My machine is named "David-W10". It has Hyper-V running, so I have a couple of extra virtual…

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Switch between Hyper-V and VirtualBox or VMware on Windows 10

Table of Contents Summary Description of the problem Step-by-step solution   Summary VirtualBox, VMware Workstation, and VMware Player do not work on machines with Hyper-V enabled. These instructions will allow you to use Hyper-V and VMWare or VirtualBox on the same machine, but not simultaneously. A reboot is required when switching between the virtualization apps.   Description of the problem Hyper-V is a type 1 hypervisor, running directly on the host hardware. With Hyper-V is enabled, Windows 10 is loaded as a virtual machine and no longer has access to the VT-x extensions of the CPU needed by type 2…

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