- On the host machine, open the Control Panel and choose the Windows Firewall.
- In the firewall, go to "Allow a program or feature through Windows Firewall."
- In the "Allowed programs and features" list, scroll down to "World Wide Web Services (HTTP) and check the box under "Domain."
- Click OK
08 September 2010
Get Virtual PC to see your localhost on Windows 7
I use Virtual PC to test on IE7 and need it to see the host machine's localhost (IP address). This is disabled by default via the Win 7 firewall. You can re-enable it by following these steps: