1. turn off the IPv6.
2. Assign static IP.
Please post back with the result.
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
"John" <John@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:27CF8F94-4401-4A54-9517-CDFEF822BDA4@microsoft.com...
I've just recently installed Vista Business onto my desktop. However, I
cannot connect to my router using Ethernet connection. The Network and
Sharing center will identify the network as "unidentified network", with
I've checked with motherboard and chipset company, and my motherboard does
support Vista. I've also updated my Ethernet network controller with the
latest driver. Aside from that, I've also disabled IPv6, and both of the Link
Layer Topography Discovery Managers. I've tried connecting the Ethernet cable
with my XP laptop, and it does work. Thus it seems to be my Vista machine's
If anyone has comments or recommendations, please feel free to contribute.
Thanks in advance.