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:

  Windows XP Mode no Windows 8 e Windows 7
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Image 01: Open Firewall configuration

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Image 02: Select Internet Connection sharing mode and click ‘OK’