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    Default Cant connect Alfa AWUS036H to VM VIRTUAL BOX- How to make WIFI get recognized ?

    Vm VIRTUAL BOX cant connect to my Alfa AWUS036H 1000mW 30dBm Chipset : Realtek 8187L

    My main os is windows 7

    The following error appears after clicking on the wifi device on the usb symbol on the bottom right corner

    in Virtual Box Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.2.2-81494

    E_INVALIDARG (0x80070057)
    IHostUSBDevice {173b4b44-d268-4334-a00d-b6521c9a740a}
    IConsole {db7ab4ca-2a3f-4183-9243-c1208da92392}

    Is it because my laptop only has usb 3.0 slots ?
    The Alfa Wifi has a usb 2.0 connection... ----------------->

    How can I fix that ?

    Use unetbootin copy it onto a usb stick and boot backtrack BT5R3-KDE-64 from usb stick ?

    Would buying a 2.0 Usb Hub Device solve the problem ?

    Example : Connect the usb 2.0 hub device to my notebook usb 3.0 slot.

    Connect the wifi adapter to the usb 2.0 hub ?
    Last edited by Zoroy; 10-23-2012 at 03:26 PM.

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