This could be incompatible issue. Have you checked if there is a new driver
for NIC or firmware for the router.
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"Spikey" <.> wrote in message
> "Distorted Vision" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> I'm having problems with one of my desktop machines which has Vista
>> Ultimate 32 bit installed. It has a Netgear WG311T network card. It is
>> having strange intermittent problems with the wireless connection.
>> There are 3 other wireless machines on the network but they are
>> running Windows XP and Windows 2003 Server. I have had the wireless
>> running on this machine using the same hardware and even the same
>> driver for over a year. But with this fresh clean install its giving
>> me problems.
>> The problem is very intermittent. Sometimes it will connect if I do
>> diagnose this connection or ipconfig /renew. Sometimes I get local
>> access only. Sometimes it doesn't connect at all and doesn't even find
>> the network.
> Had a similar problem with laptop connected to cabled network. In my case
> when I disconnected the router and reconnected it was finding an incorrect
> network with limited (no internet access). pulling the network cable out
> and in fixed the problem but didnt want to be doing that everytime.
> The workaround I used was to create an alternate IPv4 configuration using
> a spare address from the subnet but outside of the DHCP pool.