On Sun, 27 May 2007 14:22:01 -0700, Shiraz <Shiraz@discussions.microsoft.com>
>I just spent about an hour on the phone with the Videotron (my ISP)
>technical support lteam and they could not help me configure the Internet
>connection settings on my home PC. Recently I installed Windows Vista
>(Business edition) on this machine and ever since, I have been unable to
>connect to the Internet. Whenver I try to set-up a new connection, neither of
>the 2 options present seem appropriate - I use a cable connection that is
>always on and Videotron tells me I do not need a username or a password and
>that they use DHTP instread of PPoE to connect. Thus, I can neither use the
>Dial-Up option nor the Broadband option as that keeps asking me for a
>username and password, and I have none. If I set up the connection without
>this information, IE does not recognize any active connections.
>My ISP says the problem is with Vista. I can not be sure about that, but
>currently, there seems to be no other reason why this problem would occur to
>begin with. I would appreciate if anyone could post a suitable fix for this
>problem. I could always downgrade my system to XP, but I would much rather
>not have to do that.
Is that maybe "DHCP" instead of "DHTP"?
Manually configure the computer for dynamic address assignment.
Chuck, MS-MVP [Windows - Networking] http://nitecruzr.blogspot.com/
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