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I have a computer running XP pro that can't connect to the internet. I took the computer off the network from the AD and added it back, did the same for the computer itself. rebooted and still no connection. I did a ipconfig /flushdns , but the IPaddress stayes the same. Can anyone help me with this issues?

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Here are the things you should look at.

  1. What IP address? Same octet as the router? 192.168.1.xxx or different, 169.254.xx.xx (This one means you are not connected at all.
  2. When you right click on My Network Places and choose properties, then right click on your connection, either LAN or WIFI, and choose properties, is the IP address populated with an existing octet? It should be on obtaining address automatically.I have a computer running - 41162d4.jpg
  3. Go to CMD prompt where you typed IPConfig. Type ipconfig /release all
  4. Go to CMD prompt and type netsh winsock reset 221351e.jpg
If this works, Great!
If not, send a comment back with what router brand, computer brand and any new developments.
Thank you for using FixYa.

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