Re: How to configure wired Internet connection via ethernet?
On Tue, 9 Feb 2010 12:16:05 -0600, "Saga" <antiSpam@nowhere.com>
>"Tim Slattery" <Slattery_T@bls.gov> wrote in message
>> "Balzer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>Got new laptop with Windows 7. How to configure wired Internet connection
>> Umm...I don't think you need to do anything. Just plug in the network
>> cable. The OS should make a call to the DHCP server and get everything
>> it needs from it. You just start using it.
>Yes, just conenct the cable to the PC and to a hub/switch or router and you
>should be set to go. Assuming of course, that all else is functional.
You might need to disable the wireless connection if it has one
(device manager, disable), then reboot with the cable connected. Vista
did not handle swaps on the fly very well, I don't know if win7 is any
better in that regard.