Sure, I would try that first. If that doesn't fix the problem, try to reconfigure TCP/IP or DHCP settings. These post may help too,
Solved: Vista the internet connection problem
Vista: Local only - no Internet issues http://www.chicagotech.net/netforums/viewforum.php?f=1
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Richard" <Richard@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:3C304EA8-C5C9-4097-BB1A-D9DFB01A55CD@microsoft.com...
I have a dell e1405 laptop with vista.
I have tried many solutions thru dell tech support but no help. We have
reset the dns tvp4 to address 4221 as well.
My stock app and my radio app continue to get data from the internet, but
I cannot browse after a couple of hours. Safemode with networking does
not allow browsing even at startup so this may be a key issue to find
I tried removing the checkmark in the network adapter power management that
stops the adapter to save power, but didn't help.
Microsoft website suggests to reset the winsock protocol for internet
connectivity issues. Should I try that? http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936211/
thanks for your help