Someone said I need to do a port forward but I don't know how to do this. Is there an easy way to do this or another fix for this problem?
Since I can get into a copy files from one computer to another and surf the net from any computer I think the network is setup. The ip config is right. The only problem I have is with mirc is vista on the laptop.
As was explained before, you need to go to this web site:
And look for information about how to properly configure your router so that it will work with mIRC. They have information that is router and application specific, so find out which model you have and search for it there.