unidentified network again?

  morris948 08:46 24 May 2008

I closed my last thread because the problem fixed itself, but it came back again.
This time, i know how to sort it out, but i need to know how and why this has started to happen, and find a permanent solution

The Laptop shows my router as an unidentifeied network, and to sort this out, i have to login to my Netgear router and run the setup wizard, and then it all works fine until i reboot my main PC.

Then i have to repeat this each time i reboot to get the laptop to connect.

The Main PC is wireless connected as access point as is the Laptop, there is no problem with the Main PC at all with connection.

I dont understand why this has started to happen, as it has all worked perfectly well for the past 6 months, my Main PC is win XP sp3 and laptop is Vista premium (no sp1)

  ambra4 13:45 24 May 2008

How are you login in to router?

It is strongly recommended by All router suppliers that you use a physically connected

cable to the Router via a Ethernet RJ45 cable for router setup.

Using a wireless connected computer for setup is Not recommended to access router

Set-up at any time.

And are you SAVING the changes in the router?

Try this and see if it helps

click here

Disable IPv6 In Vista

Windows Vista contains both the familiar IPv4 stack and the new IPv6 stack.

IPv6, when it's rolled out across the Internet over the next few years, will bring an end to

the problem of running out of IP addresses and improve other aspects of TCP/IP


However you do not need IPv6 at present time disable IPv6 in Vista

Download the pdf file will tell you how to disable IPv6 in Vista

click here

  morris948 22:46 24 May 2008

Many thanks for your solution.
I disabled the Ipv6 protocols and it is now working great, and connecting well.

Thank you.

  ambra4 22:54 24 May 2008

Glad to be of help


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