I just can’t figure out this wifi stuff. It was all working and now none of it is working. I’ve wasted the last 5 hours (that makes about 15 total) trying to make it all work again and have given up. I’ve now plugged in a squashed frog modem to the desktop USB and given up on the laptop wifi and what not. That’ll be a pain in the arse for a while, but it will buy me some time until I decide whether to get a Mac or not. This has just been a few days of utter madness – things working and then not working. Posts are sparse because I’m spending my time trying to fix this kind of thing. Ugh. No wonder right-thinking people stay away from all things techie. Wifi will not go mainstream if it is too painful.