1) Click Start, then Settings - Control Panel, then double-click "Network".
2) Click TCP/IP->Dial-up Adapter (or just plain TCP/IP) - Properties.
3) You may have to click "Okay" on a warning message here.
4) Click the WINS configuration tab, then "Disable WINS".
5) Click the DNS configuration tab, then "Disable DNS".
6) Click Okay (2x) and reboot the computer when prompted to do so.