On 11 Sep 2003 07:46:47 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org (Zhou Gao) wrote:
>When I connected my laptop to a local network via router. I couldn't
>get IP address from the router's DHCP Server, while other onsite
>computers have no problem. The LAN icon says the connection is good.
>1. allow DHCP
>2. Router IP: 192.168.1.1
>3. IP begins from 192.168.1.100, no maximum restriction.
>1. obtain an IP address automatically
>2. obtain DNS Server address automatically
>I ran "ipconfig", other computers says IP:192.168.1.1** and mask:
>255.255.255.0. However, my laptop shows the IP and the mask are all
>"0.0.0.0". Even I released and renewed it, nothing changed.
>Please help me figure out the problem. I would be very appreciative of
I have a similar problem with a router that is supposed to allocate an
IP but doesn't. I found that disabling the NIC and re-enabling it
solves the problem, at least until the computer is rebooted. This is
a desktop I'm talking about, but the NIC is integrated on the
motherboard, as it would be in a laptop. HTH
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