The following instructions will walk you through how to:
Display the network settings currently assigned. This information can be utilized to verify whether or not a network connection exists as well as what your network settings are.
Release the current DHCP configuration. This parameter allows you to discard the current configuration settings (such as the IP address) which have been assigned to you.
Renew the DHCP configuration. This parameter allows you to pull a new IP from the DHCP host and in many cases will resolve connection issues.
Open the Command Prompt:
Windows 8: Open the Start Menu, type cmd and press Enter.
Windows 7 and Windows Vista: Click on the Start Menu, type cmd in search box, and press Enter.
Windows XP and Earlier: Click on the Start Menu and select Run.... Then type in cmd and press Enter.
All Versions: Press the Windows key + R. Then type in cmd and press Enter.
In the Command Prompt, type ipconfig /all and press Enter. Your IP Address is listed to the right of IPv4 Address while your MAC Address is listed to the right of Physical Address
Follow step 1 above to open the command prompt.
In the Command Prompt, type ipconfig /release and press Enter.
If the command was successful, type ipconfig /renew and press Enter.
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|Owner:||Brian H.||Group:||DoIT Help Desk|
|Created:||1999-12-31 18:00 CST||Updated:||2014-05-19 13:28 CST|
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