Home network not recognising Laptop

  m800afc 16:32 07 Feb 2009
Locked

XP Pro SP3
My laptop is wired to my home network, but after using the laptop outside the home, it is not recognised any more. I have tried running the home network setup, and although it completes normally, there is no connection made. Any help would be gratefully received.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:35 07 Feb 2009

wired

internet options - connections tab -tick never diak a connection - - lan settings - automatically detect settings.

  m800afc 16:50 07 Feb 2009

Fruit Bat /\0/\
I have made the changes you suggest, but still neither computer can be found by the other.

  Switcher 19:28 07 Feb 2009

Did you make any changes to the laptop computer name, workgroup name or network name

  m800afc 00:42 08 Feb 2009

I did check the names, and all the names are correct on each computer, even down to the case. After making any changes I have rebooted both machines, and although everything seems to be as it should, I cannot network the computers. Both computers are wired to the router, and both connect to the internet without a problem.

  m800afc 17:00 11 Feb 2009

I'm still not able to get my network setup. Any more ideas folks?

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?