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10.4: Share a Bluetooth GPRS connection with Parallels Network
Here's how to share a Bluetooth GPRS connection in OS X with your Parallels sessions.

In the Sharing System Preferences panel, click on the Internet tab. Set the Share your connection from pop-up menu to Bluetooth, then check any Ethernet ports listed in the To computers using section below.

You should now be able to use your GPRS connection in Parallels.
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10.4: Share a Bluetooth GPRS connection with Parallels
Authored by: adrianm on Mar 06, '07 08:39:27AM

Given that Parallels can emulate (I think) 5 network adaptors, why not just add a new one and bridge it to your GPRS connection?

No need to do anything special on the Mac side.

In my XP virtual machine, I have 3:
1 bridged to my primary ethernet adaptor (en0)
1 bridged to my second ethernet adaptor (en1)
1 bridged to my something else, usually my wifi connection, sometimes my 3G one (can change it whilst Parallels is running).


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10.4: Share a Bluetooth GPRS connection with Parallels
Authored by: blueatria on Mar 08, '07 02:43:11PM

Even easier is just used shared networking in Parallels and you don't have to do anything. I use either my Wifi connection or WWAN connection (used to use a bluetooth connection) and the Windows virtual machine network adapter is set for shared networking. Works great.



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10.4: Share a Bluetooth GPRS connection with Parallels
Authored by: adrianm on Mar 12, '07 02:03:57AM

True, but the hint was for using a specific connection that might not be one OS X is actively using.


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