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Two computers have same IP address...what to do?

I have two laptops which share the internet connection through a wireless router.The router is dlink WBR 1310. But i can use internet on only one of them....I keep getting the error message...two computers have same IP address...please contact network administrator....what do i need to do for this? I cannot access the internet on both the laptops simultaneously,,,,

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  • kunalkanani Dec 12, 2008

    hi,

    thanks a lot for the reply......but still didnt find the solution....



    In internet protocol TCP/Ip....my IP address and DNS details are set to detect automatically.....and my router settings are as follows too:


    Router Settings : Use this section to configure the internal network settings of your router. The IP Address that is configured here is the IP Address that you use to access the Web-based management interface. If you change the IP Address here, you may need to adjust your PC's network settings to access the network again.





    Router IP Address :


    Default Subnet Mask :


    Local Domain Name :


    Enable DNS Relay :


    DHCP Server Settings : Use this section to configure the built-in DHCP Server to assign IP addresses to the computers on your network.






    Enable DHCP Server :



    DHCP IP Address Range :
    to (addresses within the LAN subnet)


    DHCP Lease Time :
    (minutes)




    my DCHP server is enabled but still i am facing a problem.....with the internet while browsing simultaneously......So if you do have an alternate solution do let me know

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Hi, at first you have to get into both PC's network cards settings > properties of network adapters, select Internet protocol TCP/IP and click on properties - make sure the adapter is set to get the IP address and DNS details automatically.Then get into the routers admin website in web browser (I think 192.168.0.1) while connected to router. Find the option DHCP and select it to enable. Save the settings and try to reconnect with both laptops again and it should work.

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Reset the TCP/IP stack in Windows to possible repair the Internet connection if it is corrupted.

Go to Start, Run and type in CMD.

Go to C:/ (probably by typing in "cd C:/" at the prompt - deleting the quote marks)

Type the following commands:

netsh int ip reset reset.log

netsh winsock reset catalog

Reboot your pc.
repeat on the other machine.

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Http://www.hi-tech-it.com i have a dir 628 and two laptops are connected wirelessly they both have net access but show the same ip?

Posted on May 21, 2012

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    Donnie Binkley Jan 08, 2014

    have two laptops wth same isp, I won't to change the adress on one so I don't lose my contacts

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