Have you checked if there is a new firmware for the router or driver for the
NIC? Or this troubleshooting may help.
Vista troubleshootingVista Internet access issues · Vista Local Only and No
Connectivity · Vista Limited Connectivity Issues ... Info: Step by step
troubleshooting VISTA sharing ... www.chicagotech.net/vista/vista.htm
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on http://www.ChicagoTech.net
How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on http://www.HowToNetworking.com
"thedogwarrior" <bhoney@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I have a Thinkpad T61p running 64-bit Windows Vista Ultimate.
> Everything works great, except I regularly transfer the notebook
> between 2 locations, each with a wired Ethernet connection - my home
> and work.
> I usually put it to sleep to transfer, but I get this behavior on a
> fresh start as well. Wake it up, or turn it on, and I almost always
> get the Local Access only problem. This is with a WIRED connection.
> I've found the only way I can force a good connection is to hit the
> Manage Network Connections, and disable, then re-enable, the
> connection, at which time I get a good connection.
> I haven't seen any other Local Only threads that discuss this problem
> with wired connections.
> Any help would be much appreciated.