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03-17-2004, 09:47 AM
A friend and I attended a LAN Party recently. After returning home and reconnecting our computers back to our own routers, my connection came right back up no problem. His is dead in the water. No config changes were made. DHCP should be assinging IP addresses to his computer.

He tried restarting both the modem and the router with no luck. Any ideas what his problem is?


03-17-2004, 10:42 AM
Has your friend tried to release/renew
for xp/nt/2000
Start Button / Programs / Command Prompt
OR Start Button / Run / type in "command" then enter
Type in: ipconfig /release
The IP will be released and the C prompt will be displayed.
Type in: ipconfig /renew


Start Button / Programs / Command Prompt
Type in: winipcfg
An ipconfig management window appears
Use the Release button to release the IP
Use the Renew button to renew the IP

03-17-2004, 01:43 PM
Thansk for the reply. He says he tried that with no luck.

Last I looked, the light on the NIC was flashing so the cable must be ok. Any other ideas?

03-18-2004, 05:53 PM
Sorry, wrong forum, please delete. I will post in the internet...forum.