we poked around trying to get an old game for windows 95 working over Christmas called Mixed up mother goose.
I gave up and googled it and it was online. my daughter happily played it (reliving her fairly recent youth) for the rest of the day.
so, maybe try that. (ah, maybe not - both games seem to still being sold on Amazon)
We'll be back right after order has been restored here in the Omni Center.
That the universe was formed by a fortuitous concourse of atoms, I will no more believe than that the accidental jumbling of the alphabet would fall into a most ingenious treatise of philosophy - Swift
Fromt he sounds of it, you're auto-netting (you're probably getting a 169 as your IP address). Most auto-netting can be resolved by doing a Power Cycle. - Turn off the notebook and your desktop. - Unplug the power adapter from your DSL/Cable modem.