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    Internet works, but laptop thinks it isn't.

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      Internet works, but laptop thinks it isn't.

      Hi I got all set up with Sky just recently, however my laptop thinks it's disconnected from the internet

      If you got Vista you'll know these 2 monitors in the taskbar should have a globe next to them:


      When I click diagnose it comes up with this:


      Am I missing something? I'm a bit confused really!


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      Re: Internet works, but laptop thinks it isn't.

      manually set the IP/DNS
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      Re: Internet works, but laptop thinks it isn't.

      Still local only/no globe I put the IP/DNS under IPv4 settings right?

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      Re: Internet works, but laptop thinks it isn't.

      yeah that's right...it's a genius 'feature' of Vista, normally affects Ethernet connections...can you get online via Ethernet?
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      Re: Internet works, but laptop thinks it isn't.

      Yeah I use ethernet for this laptop because it's too far away from the router. I put in the details but still no joy.

     

     

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