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DG834 and DHCP

Hello. I've only got one computer connected to my router, do I need to set up DHCP anyway? Currently I am having problems connecting to my router.

Posted by KRISTIAN SORDO on

  • KRISTIAN SORDO Nov 07, 2006

    Thanks for the reply. But what I wanted to know is if I needed to set up DHCP on my computer, despite of it not being networked. Also, I'm afraid it didn't come with a CD; I bought it refurbished on ebay.

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Both your pc and your router should be set to obtain IP addresses automatically in the DHCP settingss, if you are using the wizard on the cd this should do it for you. Try not to use windows repair connection as it sets it to the wrong ip address, as your system has to match the routers, eg router address 192.168.2.1 and your pc addresss 192.168.2.2.

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  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2006

    Yes you do need to set the DHCP so it will automatically give your pc an ip address, but make sure your pc is set to obtain an ip address automatically.

    If it's the first time you have used the network you will need to use te XP network wizard to enable file sharing.

  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2006

    You should'nt need the driver, just type 192.168.0.1 in your internet browser address bar and you should get into the routers menu.

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