I was using a static ip address to configure certain ports for downloading when I was infected with the 1.reg virus. I finally got rid of the virus when I ran Combo Fix but now when I try to connect to the internet using the static ip I can't connect to my LAN using the wired ethernet connection or the wireless, I only get an unidentified network status that won't let me connect to the internet. Im back to using the automatic settings and they work fine. Can anyone tell me why cant I use a static ip anymore??? By the way I am using a Linksys WRT54G router if it helps.