First of all I'm not sure that this is the right place, so if it isn't please feel free to let me know, and/or move the thread...

I have Windows 7 with WAMP installed, and I obviously view my stuff by going to http://localhost (or which is essentially the same), the problem is that I downloaded XP Mode which is quite awesome, but I can't go to http://localhost, since my files are not 'local' on the VM. I searched all over the web, and couldn't find anything helpful, if you can help I'll be very grateful!!!

Thanx in advance...

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now since you are running a vm that guest system will in fact get its own ip address
so on the system thats running the server and you can use to get to your site
press start run ( or windows key and r ) type in cmd press enter you get a command window
typing in ipconfig this will list your ip address write down the ip address now do to the guest operating system which is windows xp and then go to the http://ip addres you wrote down

Sorry, that was my bad...

I tried putting in the IP address, but it didn't work?!?!?!?

you put in the lan ip address right no wan ?

also are you running your server on a diffrent port like
8080 or anything ?

That's what I have, and I tried all the numbers...
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::b8f9:4f3c:e99e:4df3%12
IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . :
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

now how would I know what port I use for my server?

and if you got that info from the side thats running the server when you go to the other one and try it doesnt work ?

nope, just tried it again :'(

goes that guest os have a ip(please check) or firewall ?

and does your host os have a firewall ?

The VM has has an IP of (which XP mode gets by default), and AFAIK there are no firwalls on either of them...

i havent work with alot of windows based vm's but from the looks of that ip it uses or is on a diffrent dns server we should change it to

IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : - any where in that range
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . :
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :

being the ip address is way different it may not be on the same network / avaliable for that computer to see whats on the other network

I'm not sure I understand what you're saying...

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