Re: Windows Vista takes 10-15min to recognize my router
I managed to sort out this problem by allowing Netbios over TCP/IP in the
advanced settings of my Ethernet adapter, as I use a static IP address for my
broadband connection. Rebooted PC and now it connects straight away!
I hope this helps others.
"Mitch Roberson" wrote:
> Check with your router manufacturer to see if they have a new firmware
> I have been seeing some strang things with Routers that the firmware is not
> up to date.
> "jcrom" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >I have Vista RC1 and when booting up it can take 15 minutes (or even more)
> > for Vista to recognize my LAN. It says it's a public network, I change it
> > to
> > private, then I can try anything from asking to detect IP to reinstall NIC
> > drivers, nothing works.
> > Then after a while it all starts to work with no further problem.
> > I haven't updated my laptop with Windows Xp Pro to be recognized in the
> > Vista Network, so there is only one PC in my LAN. Vista knows there is a
> > LAN
> > but doesn't identify it straight away, appears as unknown netowrk.
> > When I reboot the following day or the next PC session, the whole thing
> > starts over again, and Vista still says I have a public network, so doesn'
> > save previous settings.
> > I use Microsoft Live One Care and a 2wire 2700 router.
> > Once Vista recognizes everything, it works a treat. But waiting 15 minutes
> > or so each time I satrt the PC is a pain.
> > Any help welcome. Problem has been submitted to Microsoft through the
> > internal tool in Vista to report problems, no solution so far.