LAN connection 'limited connectivity' with IE7

  dms05 08:56 01 Nov 06
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After installing IE7, and on the next hard boot, I received the 'Active Desktop' failure screen and a pop up saying a script in IE7 had failed. Then my LAN connection reported 'limited connectivity' even though I can still access the Internet and have an IP address (169.524.xxx.xxx) and a submask of 255.255.0.0 plus an automatic private address. Anyone suggest how to 'repair' this? 'Repair' doesn't help!

  dms05 10:42 01 Nov 06

Well an hour later and things have resolved themselves without any further input on my part. My IP address has changed to 169.254.yyy.yyy with the submask to 255.255.255.0 and the address is assigned by DHCP.

No explanation, just happened.

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