A step in the right direction
something in Windows XP’s netowrking actually works! My network at home uses DHCP (assigns me an IP address on an as-needed basis) while the network at the office uses static IP addresses (I’m assigned one and it’s mine as long as I need it.) Well, I wanted to be able to set up my laptop to use the home or other DHCP networks first but then when I plug it in at work I wanted it to connect me to BCR’s network without my having to manually changing my settings. Turns out that you can set up an alternate configuration for you TCP/IP settings. Everything worked immediately. Things are looking up.