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No DHCP, static IP works

by chowmouse21 / October 20, 2011 8:20 AM PDT

Hi All
I have a problem with one of my machines in my small business. Running win7 Pro I recieve a limited or no connectivity error when connecting to the network with DHCP settings. If i use the ipcongfig settings to manuually enter IP settings in the network adaptor IPV4 properties I can gain access to my network and the web.

What would be causing this and would anybody have some suggestions at all?

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Given only this detail I'd reload the image.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 20, 2011 8:28 AM PDT

It's a small business and your IT should have an image of a working system you can restore to.

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cannot do this
by chowmouse21 / October 20, 2011 11:47 AM PDT

Hi Bob

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Google NETSH RESET and the OS in question.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 20, 2011 1:21 PM PDT
In reply to: cannot do this

Also why not System Restore to when it worked?

And remember there are no details here. For example I've seen this when Norton expires.

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If assigning a fixed IP works ...
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 20, 2011 8:22 PM PDT

why not do that and continue?


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