>> can anybody give instructions on how to renew an IP address? <<
Click Start, Run, type cmd and press Enter. Type the following command:
The following MSKB article shows some causes if the command fails.
Q810606 - "Error Message When You Run the "Ipconfig /Renew" Command"
However, your description lacks some important pieces of info, for example your connection method. Generally speaking, you should contact your ISP (or check their web site) in order to obtain the instructions.
Trying to unweave, unwind, unravel
And piece together the past and the future,
T. S. Eliot
Within the last month I have lost connection to the internet with my laptop after recieving a messege to renew my IP address and choosing to decline. My question is...can anybody give instructions on how to renew an IP address? I guess I need it to connect to the internet so it would be a big help if you could help me.