Avast Internet Security blocking VMware Workstation, Virtualbox, Hyper-V bridged connections

If your virtual machines can’t  connnect using bridged connects, you must look if your firewall is blocking it.

For those using Avast Internet Security 2015, this are the steps to allow virtual machines full access through the firewall:

[caption id="attachment_259" align="aligncenter" width="810"]001_avast_vmware_workstation_bridge Image 01: Open Firewall configuration[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_260" align="aligncenter" width="732"]002_avast_vmware_workstation_bridge Image 02: Select Internet Connection sharing mode and click ‘OK’[/caption]
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