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no ip address when cable not connected

Netlink2
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Hi, I'm running Vista and I've set up the properties of the network card to have a static IP. But I don't see the ip with ipconfig and I can't ping the address.

Any ideas ?
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Have you got the right IP Address, Subnet Mask and the right DNS Server?

If you router is 192.168.1.1, your static config should have somewhere along the line of...

PC Address: 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0

DNS Server as 192.168.1.1 (Router) or use public DNS Servers like Open DNS 208.67.222.222 / 208.67.220.220

Make sure your IP corresponds with the Routers IP address Lan Config...
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