Sorted mate - mostly thanks to google.
If anyone is interested in the solution. There is a config directory for the network settings that is easily corrupted, especially when switching off. Cure is just to delete the whole directory and let it recreate the settings on reboot.
As with most faults, so simple when you know and difficult when you don't.
Directory to be deleted was ....
You have to enable hidden/system files in the file browser to see that directory.
Edited by diggingdeeper (19th Apr 2011 6:30pm)
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