After editing my registry according to instructions in KB928233 I am happy
to say that Vista now gets an IP address automatically at each boot up.
You have saved me the trouble of finding an IP manually every time Vista
starts. I bow to you for your knowledge and support :-)
> Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from
> certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers
> "Alias" <Alias@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Hello all,
> > In Vista Home Basic I always have to do a "Diagnose and Repair" to force
> > Vista to retrieve the I.P. address from my Netgear WPN824 router. This
> > was
> > never required under WinXP so I'm wondering why Vista never does this on
> > it's
> > own.
> > Is there a way to force Vista into automatically getting the I.P. address
> > from the router?
> > -A