XP Pro sp2, works on domain at work (DHCP) but will not work at home or at hotel. It worked fine before but it wont obtain address outside of domain at work. I have tried reset of winsoc, ip stack and am not sure why it won work. Any suggestions?
If you used the WINSOCK repair found on the net on an XP-SP2 machine, it's not correct for the TCP/IP stack for SP2. The TCP/IP stack registry entries changed significantly for SP2, and the old WINSOCK repair corrupts the new entries. Do the following repair and see if that helps.
TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2.
For these commands, Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt.
Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog
Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ip reset reset.log
I have tried both the wirless (built in ) and ethernet (built in)
I do not have the laptop in front of me at this time. I will have it after 3 PM today through out the day tomorrow. Problem is that I cant recreate the problem at work for it works fine here. I will give you a snap shot after 3 PM for you to look at. Again, Thanks!
I think I found the problem...in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\policies\microsoft\win dows NT\DNSclient
entry NAMESERVER 10.28.13.2
This ip address is the internal DNS server - we use dhcp and it works okay
in the local network. When a person takes thier laptop to another network
(wireless) to connect they show connectivity, but cannot access the internet.
I deleted the key and I am going to test it this weekend...I will let you all know if th is works...Thanks again for the suggestions
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