PC: Thinkpad T42. running Windows XP Pro SP3, fresh install.
I had problems with my connection dropping out repeatedly on one laptop, so I just reinstalled XP. After installing the wireless driver and attempting to connect to the router, I get "Limited or no connectivity". I have one laptop connected to that router on static IP, and one on "obtain automatically". They both work fine. I would like this (third) "problem laptop" also to be on automatic IP.
Running IPconfig on the one currently working on automatic shows:
IP: 192.168.1.17 Subnet: 255.255.255.0 Gateway: 192.168.1.254
The one which currently has a problem shows:
IP: 169.254.85.202 Subnet: 255.255.0.0 Gateway:
Then I run the network setup wizard choosing "This computer connects to the Internet directly or through a network hub". After restart, ipconfig shows exactly the same thing and problem persists.
Please advice, what what do I need to do to fix this?