Carsten Holbach wrote:
> Chris Buechler schrieb:
>> There's your problem, your ISP's DHCP server isn't offering you a
>> lease. Why it's hard to say, and extremely difficult to determine
>> without seeing what's in the DHCP server's logs. I'd contact your ISP,
>> they should be able to tell you why (if you can talk to someone with a
> I knew that this answer would come.
> So please tell me this: Why do in not have the problem when I have my
> computer connected to the cablemodem directly? OS is Windows XP.
They probably have a one device per connection policy and the lease for
your PC is still valid so it won't issue a new lease - try forcing your
PC to release the lease before you disconnect
(in a cmd window run"ipconfig /release" then unplug)