VMWare player : Ubuntu 10.04 guest on Win 7 host - network not working

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http://serverfault.com – I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit desktop version) on VMWare player over Windows 7 host (64 bit). I am unable to access network. apt-get fails and I am unable to browse the internet. I tried re-installing VMWare tools..it didn't help. I am new to Virtualization and networking. Can someone please help me out? (HowTos)