My previous response should have answered your question adequately, but if not, just bump the previous one (click here) instead of creating a duplicate thread. I'll lock this one so that the discussion can continue there.
Can somebody tell me if i can use the cable that anoter computer on our company LAN uses for internet and plug it into my laptop for internet access ? i don't have administrative rights but if i can, how do i configure my laptop to have internet access ? i know the ip address,DNS suffix, subnet mask, the default gateway and have an account with a username and the password. what else do i need to know ? Please somebody help.