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I'm running Windows Vista Business with a Belkin PlugNPlay router as host. My wife's networked computer is running Windows 7. In my network/sharing center I'm unable to change the network from public to private (its grey'd out) and, after 8 months of intermittent connection issues from the W7 computer, now it goes to an IP4 address that is unrecognizable and I can no longer see it on the network and it won't connect. Any advice?

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Running the risk of a thick ear from the wife, I would dismantle and uninstall the network. Reboot your computer and set it up again then add your wifes computer without letting 7 change the settings.

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