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Why can't I connect to my VirtualBox using Remote Desktop?

Why can't I connect to my VirtualBox using Remote Desktop?

Here is my setup:

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Guest [Entry]

Don't connect to the IP assigned to Windows running inside VirtualBox, but to the host, or simply localhost if connecting from the same machine. This way it works like a charm.
Guest [Entry]

"As far as I know, I just re-tested it. Remember also that the account you will connect to must have a password.

You have to enable it also inside Windows 7 as follow (from W7 help) :

How do I allow remote connections on the computer I want to connect to?

If the computer you want to connect to is using Windows 7 Professional,
Windows 7 Ultimate, or Windows 7 Enterprise, follow these steps:

Click to open System.

In the left pane, click Remote settings. If you are prompted for an administrator
password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

In the System Properties dialog box, under Remote Desktop, select one of the
three options, and then click Select Users.

If you are an administrator on the computer, your current user account will
automatically be added to the list of remote users and you can skip the next two steps.

In the Remote Desktop Users dialog box, click Add.

In the Select Users or Groups dialog box, do the following:

To specify the search location, click Locations, and then select the
location you want to search.

In Enter the object names to select, type the name of the user that you
want to add, and then click OK.

The name will be displayed in the list of users in the Remote Desktop
Users dialog box."