Re: connection to net away from home
Hospitals, airports, coffee shops, etc, are called "public networks"
Home network is "private"
Have a look in Start>Network>Network and Sharing to see what you have done.
Mick Murphy - Qld - Australia
> i mean like, I could go to a hospital, where they allowed people to bring
> their laptops and connect to their internet. I used to be able to connect
> there. But now I can't. I don't know if you call them shared networks or not.
> But thats how I referred to them anyway. Anyway, now, when I go there, my
> laptop won't connect. My vista has what you call "computer on the move"
> settings, "stand alone" settings, and connect to local area network settings.
> The only thing I can connect to is the one at home. Does this help any?
> "Robert L. (MS-MVP)" wrote:
> > We need more information to help. How do you "connect to shared networks
> > away from home"? RDC or VPN?
> > --
> > Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
> > Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
> > http://www.ChicagoTech.net
> > How to Setup Windows, Network, VPN & Remote Access on
> > http://www.HowToNetworking.com
> > "shadow55" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > news:EA47C1C1-4FA1-4220-8F2A-352339952F21@microsoft.com...
> > >I used to be able to use my laptop to connect to shared networks away from
> > > home. I accidently changed a setting or something, but now the laptop
> > > won't
> > > connect if the mode is in "computer on the move" etc. It will always
> > > connect
> > > at home to our own, but not away from home. How do I find where to change
> > > the
> > > settings for computer on the move, stand alone computer, things like that?