It could be the wireless driver or DHCP issue. This search result may help,
Vista Wireless IssuesPost Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 4:26 am Post subject:
Vista: Wireless connectivity issue ... The wireless connection may drop when
you use battery power. ...
Bob Lin, MS-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
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"J" <J@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> On my other new laptop with home premium vista, I can only get partially
> connected to my home network. It identifies the network name, shows it is
> "connected with limited access". Any one know what I am missing (or not
> matching) on the properties or setup???
> My other home machines are still working fine.