hi...im doing something wrong...if i boot direct from iso disk everything works fine and if i go direct to WICD NETWORK MANAGER i can see all the wireless connections and can go on internet,,also
if i boot from usb stick everything fine , i can go direct to WICD NETWORK MANAGER and see all wireless connections and go on internet,,,,but if i use vmware workstation and boot backtrack now when i go to WICD NETWORK MANAGER it says wired connection and no wireless connections available ,,,,,something is changing when i use the vmware workstation to boot ...do you know what it is...thanks for any help....im using bt4 r2 ...alfa usb antenna...thanks

yes the alfa is connected as guest ......thanks

the WICD MANAGER says wired network and shows ip address and no wireless networks