I am using the same router without any issue. Try the following
troubleshooting first. If it doesn't fix, post back with the result of
Resolution of Vista Unidentified NetworkThe Vista Unidentified Network or
Limited Connectivity could be hardware, TCP/IP configuration or security
issues. The following are some resolutions. ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"mark" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have this Vonage phone/wireless & wired router setup that currently works
> in wired mode with two different XP laptops. I connect the coax from the
> cable outlet to my cable modem, an ethernet cable from the cable modem to
> Linksys router, and another ethernet cable from the router to the laptop.
> power-up the cable modem first and let it get itself set, then the Linksys
> router. The XP laptops are set with TCP/IP set to acquire IP addresses
> automatically, and this works fine - they can see the network and IE works
> and all that. However, a new laptop running Vista connected exactly the
> way says it finds an unidentified network and won't connect. If I remove
> Linksys router from the setup and run the ethernet cable directly from the
> cable modem to the laptop, the network connection works fine.
> Any ideas?