Re: Should Vista auto connect to internet on start up?
OK, then sorry--I don't have an answer since I have not experienced what you
I have read that there have been some connection issues coming out of
sleep/hibernation on some machines in Vista, but I don't have those issues
either. Perhaps check to make sure that your adapter is not set to power
off--Connection Status/Details/Power Management tab.
Maybe someone else will come along with some suggestions.
"The Thinker" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On 5 Feb, 09:28, "Max" <m...@home.com> wrote:
>> Yes, it should.
>> Does your router provide your IP address?
>> Do you have both options to "Obtain * address automatically" correctly
>> in the TCP properties for your connection?
>> Do you use a proxy?
> Yes - router provides IP address
> Yes - both options for IP / DNS set to obtain automatically in TCP/IP
> No - proxy
> Couple of observations:
> 1. network setup works fine for XP machines
> 2. same symptions for both wired & wireless
> 3. does connect, obtaining correct IP address if you repair connection
> 4. still have the same problem if you disconnect / re-connect network
> cable while machine is running
> Seems that whilst my XP installations would renew IP on detecting a
> new network connection (either on startup or disconnect/reconnect
> cable), Vista does not.