I need help setting up a small LAN with 2 PCs (one desktop and one laptop) and the WRT54G. The desktop is already configured on its own with a dial-up/ADSL connection via a USB modem. I have to maintain this configuration. I added to it an Ethernet card and connected this Ehternet card to Port 1 of the WRT54G to have te linksys router act as a hub. The laptop has a PCMCIA WLAN card and connects with it to the router. I have set-up ICA server on the desktop (XP) and ICS client on the laptop (98). The configuration is exactly what described by Linksys here: http://linksys.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/linksys.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=640 (scenario A) Results: 1) If I simply set the LAN IP address in the router to 192.168.0.254 and leave the DHCP on, I can see the router (configuration window) both from the laptop and from the desktop. Setting the DHCP starting address to 100 (i.e. the desktop has an IP of 192.168.0.100) and letting a web server run on the desktop (as normally happens) I can see it from the laptop (calling from the browser (http://192.168.0.100/index.html). But: - from the laptop I cannot seem able to browse any files - from the laptop I am not connected to the Internet at all. I do not understand how to set this up properly and make it work! Can you help? 2) If I then also switch off the DHCP server on the WRT54G (as recommended by Linksys) and restart the desktop I become absolutely blind (on the local LAN my ADSL connection still works of course)! In fact the LAN gets an IP of 169.254.161.234 subnet 255.255.0.0, windows XP tells me that the "status of the network" is: "limited or no connectivity" and I get absolutely nothing there going in or out. In this case I loose sight of the router totally and cannot connect to it either from the desktop nor from the laptop. This means that I need to reset to original (fab) settings in order to do somehitng again!!! What am I doing wrong here? Why Linksys suggests to switch the DHCP server off if the router becomes uncontrollable then? Please help or suggest what to do! What should I try? How to test the connection or parameters to see what is wrong? I am spending lots of time on this with no results!!