Re: Local Access Only Problem using Vista & ethernet cable
Thank you for the update.
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
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"Cupcake02108" <Cupcake02108@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Hi There,
> I figure it out. This is what worked for me:
> For some unknown reason, Vista stopped accessing the internet but I was
> still able to access cupcake02108.com's local area network.
> I restored the Sony laptop to factory default and still had the problem.
> After reading numerous postings and piecing together an answer. This is
> worked for my case....
> Control Panel>Network & Share Center
> Turn off File Sharing, Public Folder Sharing, Printer Sharing, Media
> Turn ON only Network Discovery
> Reboot and Pray
> I have access to the Internet!
> "Cupcake02108" wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> I have a network problem using Vista. For many months now, I could
>> the internet on my work domain using an ethernet cable. I thought it was
>> OS corruption and restored it back to factory default. Sadly, that
>> work. I'm able to access everything on my network but I'm not able to get
>> the Internet.
>> I've tried static address, pinged, IPConfig /renew, tracert (doesn't hop
>> my gateway for external adddresses but works fine tracert on internal
>> addresses). When I take the laptop home and it connects fine to the
>> Any help would be appreciated!