You might try:
ipconfig /renew all
That has worked for me in an instance where
my ISP is wireless, and I don't have connectivity
to the Internet until I log in via a secure web page.
No DNS until logged in - the system barfs unless
You will have to right-click the Command Prompt
shortcut and set it to run with Adminstrator privileges
or you'll get the "you need elevated" whining.
"Barb Bowman" <barb@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> you can't update the cable modem firmware (your ISP has to do that)
> but in any case, it wouldn't make a difference as the issue is
> between your router and the computer.
> the router you have isn't listed on the official Vista compatibility
> which may mean that unless Linksys has a firmware upgrade, you are
> going to have to suffer through the "reset the router" pain unless
> you replace it.
> On Sun, 6 Jan 2008 13:04:03 -0800, Mark
> <Mark@xxxxxx> wrote:
> >Hi Barb,
> >I have a LINKSYS WRTP54G firmware 5.01.04. It is connected to a Surfboard
> >Cable Modem SB4100, which is even older. I will see what LINKSYS and
> >Surfboard have for updates. Unchecking the IPv6 didn't work, I still needed
> >to reset the router. I kind of figured I should hold off on VISTA for a bit
> >longer. Thanks for your help and i will keep your web page bookmarked. Very
> >nice technical content.
> Barb Bowman
> MS Windows-MVP