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Dell desk top internet problems

Why isn't my computer reading a IP Address?

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    djxtreme979 May 11, 2010

    Can you please provide more info. Operating system? what are you trying to do? What are the error messages?

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Go to control panel
right click internet connection then click status then repair
see if that helps ya

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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