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I have two Laptops, one running windows 7 and the second running Vista, they both connect to a Netgear wireless router , but only the Windows 7 machine can connect to the Internet - the other computer which is running Vista gives local access only. The Router has Ip address 192.168.01 the Vista machine 192.168.02 and the Windows 7 machine 192.168.03. Any help would be much appreciated

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more info please, are we running any sort of wireless encryption? WPA/WEP? Do the machines connect fine without it? –  Journeyman Geek Oct 17 '12 at 11:28
    
Can the vista machine access the router's page? Are the DNS settings set correctly in the network connection (accessible via the control panel)? –  zmode Oct 17 '12 at 12:01
    
Try removing the network interface in control panel > device manager and let the system rediscover it. You should present what you've already tried. –  Henning Klevjer Oct 17 '12 at 12:20
    
If its a Vista pc, perhaps the installation is from an older setup and configuration. Maybe in its previous use, it connected to the internet thru a proxy server? What are the proxy settings? –  jdh Oct 17 '12 at 13:32
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