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Ip address i got a compact desktop to work on it had windows xp and them windows vita then dumped again and put windows xp back on the ip address will not release or renew i get a error in the prom command. have any idea how to get the ip address to release so this computer can got back online? Amy

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  • amyjo_73 Jul 31, 2008

    the ones that come up is subnet mask.and a privet ip address i have checked ether and everything if okay there all i can think of that who ever put windows vita and conneted to the net didn't release the ip be for dumping or the saved the partions and now it won't release the ip address



  • amyjo_73 Jul 31, 2008

    the LAN settings are set to auto find with no proxy this was conneted though no router at this time now if i have a lap top can i pull the ip addresses off of that one and put them in manualy if so how and where would i go to do that

  • amyjo_73 Jul 31, 2008

    the LAN settings are set to auto find with no proxy this was conneted
    though no router at this time now if i have a lap top can i pull the ip
    addresses off of that one and put them in manualy if so how and where
    would i go to do that

  • amyjo_73 Jul 31, 2008

    it conneted directly to the fiber optic ether cable



  • Coss May 11, 2010

    What is the address it comes up with?

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You can try this site http://www.ip-details.com/ for getting the ip-address.

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Then you need to go into your control panel, to your network . LAN settings, and set the address in there.

If your router is set up for DCHP, telling your computer to automatically aquire an IP address will work.

That's one reason I asked what the IP is. If you are coming up with a 192.168.xxx.xxx your router is issuing the ip address.
If it's coming up with a specific address, it is set in the LAN setting. But you said you just rebuild the computer, that's where it doesn't make sense.

So I might need more information at this point. Check those setting first, and let me know what you find.

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  • Coss Jul 31, 2008

    You said it's not connected to a router.

    What is it connected to?



    If it is set to automartically aquire, it is getting the address from something.

    Other wise it would come up with an address of 127.0.0.x (local host address).



    So there is something else in your system/network that is doing DHCP

  • Coss Aug 01, 2008

    Ok, so where ever the fiber is coming from is setting the IP.

    So that's why you can't change it at the PC.



    The ipconfig release and renew only works for the local machine, not your connectivity feed.



    You have to find out what is setting the address at the fiber.

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