since today, dont know how or what happened. but in system tray, i started get getting an icon of two pc's (network) with a YELLOW exclamation mark, in a triangle. when i move my cursor on it, it shows local area connection speed : 100 mbps Status:limited or no connectivity. when i rt click, and click on Repair, it says: windows could not finish repairing the problem, bcoz the following action cannot be completed : Renewing your IP address. for further assisstance, contact the person manages your metwork. As a result, my internet speed is presently barely a few kbps ! mine is a stand-alone, single-user, home pc, usong winxp/sp2. i use dataone broadband. any1 know what hapnd ? is it some os/xp problem? pls help.