Can you connect the vista to the router using Cat 5 cable? Also posting the
result of ipconfig /all here may help.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Jo" <Jo@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Before my son took his laptop to a LAN party we could easily switch back
> forth between wireless and wired connection to our Linsys WRT54G router.
> of the guys at the LAN party changed settings somewhere so they could hook
> up. Since then the laptop will only connect wirelessly to our home
> and I can't figure out how to make a hard wire connection.