I am working on a Vista laptop and it will not connect to the internet. I have reset the IP Stack. I have reset Winsock, I have flushed the DNS, I have uninstall both NIC (LAN and Wireless) and the system recognized them just fiine. Ihave updated the drivers. I can assign an IP Statically then it has a DNS issue. What the ******* am I missing? Just short of doing a clean install though I am not 100% certain that will remedy the problem. When i ping 127.0.0.1 or localhost I get a "general failure". Again what am I missing?