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How To Reinstalling the TCP/IP Protocol

If you've worked on previous versions of Windows,
there are times when you need to completely reinstall the TCP/IP protocol stack.
This is typically due to corrupted files.
To do this with XP,
you need to run a small script:
netsh int ip reset [ log_file_name ]
the log_file_name needs to be specified.
e.g.
netsh int ip reset ip_reset.txt

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installing hp laserjet 4100dtn over the network using tcp/ip addr


Hi admin30:
Here is some info for you.
EIO menu (networked printers)
The EIO (enhanced input/output) menu appears only when an EIO device is installed in an EIO slot
on the printer (such as an HP JetDirect print server). The items in the menu depend on the particular
accessory product installed. If the printer contains an HP JetDirect print server EIO card, you can
configure basic networking parameters using the EIO menu. These and other parameters can also
be configured through HP Web JetAdmin.
Table 27. EIO menu
Item Values Explanation
CFG NETWORK=NO NO
YES
Select whether or not you want to use
the HP JetDirect menu.
NO: Bypass the HP JetDirect menu.
YES: Use the HP JetDirect menu. You
must change this to YES each time you
want to use the menu.
Note
You must select CFG NETWORK=YES to
display the following items.
IPX/SPX=ON ON
OFF
Select whether the IPX/SPX protocol
stack (in Novell NetWare networks, for
example) is enabled (ON) or disabled
(OFF).
DLC/LLC=ON ON
OFF
Select whether the DLC/LLC protocol
stack is enabled (ON) or disabled (OFF).
TCP/IP=ON ON
OFF
Select whether the TCP/IP protocol
stack is enabled (ON) or disabled (OFF).
ATALK=ON ON
OFF
FG IPX/SPX=NO NO
YES
Select whether you want to use the IPX/
SPX menu and set IPX/SPX protocol
parameters.
NO: Bypass the IPX/SPX menu items.
YES: Use the IPX/SPX menu items.
In the IPX/SPX menu, you can specify
the frame-type parameter used on your
network.
The default is AUTO, to automatically set
and limit the frame type to the first one
detected.
For Ethernet cards, frame type
selections are EN_8023, EN_II,
EN_8022, EN_SNAP.
For Token Ring cards, frame type
selections include TR_8022, TR_SNAP.
In the IPX/SPX menu for Token Ring
cards, you can also specify NetWare
Source Routing parameters, which are
SRC RT=AUTO (default), OFF, SINGLE R, or
ALL RT.
CFG TCP/IP=NO NO
YES
Select whether you want to use the
TCP/IP menu and set TCP/IP protocol
parameters.
NO: Bypass the TCP/IP menu items.
YES: Use the TCP/IP menu items.
In the TCP/IP menu, you can specify
BOOTP=YES or DHCP=YES for TCP/IP
parameters to be automatically loaded
from a bootP or DHCP server when the
printer is turned on.
If you specify BOOTP=NO and DHCP=NO, you
can manually set the following TCP/IP
parameters from the control panel: each
byte of the IP address (IP), Subnet Mask
(SM), Syslog Server (LG), and Default
Gateway (GW). You can also manually
set the idle timeout period.
Print an HP JetDirect configuration page
to verify your settings. However, note that
the print server might overwrite selected
parameters with values that ensure
proper operation.
Table 27. EIO menu (continued)
Select whether the Apple EtherTalk
protocol stack is enabled (ON) or disabled
(OFF).

May 26, 2009 | HP LaserJet 4100dtn Printer

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Cannot get online


Please try the following steps to check if there is any issue with TCP/IP protocol
TCP/IP protocol is resposible for getting IP address. You can determine if you have a TCP/IP problem by doing the following.

Put in the windows XP CD and navigate to the support >Tools folder. Double click setup and do a Complete install.
Click Start >run >cmd {enter}
Type netdiag /test:winsock /v {enter}
this will provide information if there is any problem in TCP/IP protocol due to winsock issue. If problem found then try the following steps
To Reset the Winsock Registry Entries

Click Start >Run >regedit {enter}
Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock and delete it; just below that, see HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Winsock2 and delete it
Exit Regedit and reboot.
To Reinstall TCP/IP

To do this you need a copy of nettcpip.inf. There is one on the Windows XP CD and there may be one on your hard drive at C:\WINDOWS\inf\nettcpip.inf. Note: To see the inf folder, open My Computer and go to the menu item Tools > Folder Options... > View > and choose Show hidden files and folders.
Right click "My Network Places" select Properties.
Right click the connection(s) and select Properties.
Click Install >Protocol >add >have disk.
Browse to the location of nettcpip.inf .
Select nettcpip.inf then click Open then OK then Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) then OK then Close
Reboot

Please reply back if further information required

Dec 30, 2008 | Belkin (F5D7010) 802.11a, 802.11g/b...

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IP version6 upgrades


Hi Poonamhe,

If your home network is a typical network with a basic consumer router and PCs you'll require a new router or firmware update, as most routers currently only support IPv4. Installation of protocols already built into Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X. Windows Vista and Mac OS X already support IPv6 natively and Windows XP only requires the addition of an IPv6 protocol driver. It's possible to run IPv4 and IPv6 on the same systems on the same network without problems.

Because TCP/IP operates lower layers of the "OSI model", the vast majority of software applications will work perfectly without modification. Only software that makes changes to or makes direct use of lower-level TCP/IP functions will need to be replaced and this is somewhat rare.

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May 19, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional

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