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TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Windows XP with SP2.
1) Connect the laptop cable to the router, then do this: 2) Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt. 3) "Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults"type) netsh winsock reset catalog 4) "Reset TCP/IP stack to installation defaults": (type) netsh int ip reset reset.log
5) Reboot the machine.
Also make sure the settings are the same on both laptops.
Chad Mockensturm Network Engineer Certified CompTia Network +, A +