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#1 BarleyBo


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Posted 26 July 2012 - 02:01 PM

I have a small network of XP systems. One suddenly went off the network, ipconfig /all shows it had a ip of
I did a /release /renew But it would not renew, and also rebuilt the tcp/ip stack with the same results. I assigned a static ip and it connected. Why would DHCP suddenly stop on one system?

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 01:27 AM

What particular DHCP, on router? Is it assigned to obtain IP address, DNS prior and on all other computers?


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Posted 27 July 2012 - 02:14 PM

dhcp and dns is all controlled by the server. All the other systems are getting the ip automatically but I have to set this one system to a static address 192.168.0.xx whatever is not being used and it connects to the network, and has internet access.

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Posted 27 July 2012 - 03:59 PM

are these services disabled by the local computer. Somehow these files/services got change.

Windows xp has 3 files devoted to DHCP service these files are in this link http://windowsxp.mvps.org/dhcp.htm

NetBios over Tcpip
TCP/IP Protocol Driver

Please see the link for troubleshooting information

These are set to run automatically on start up. If they are not please turn on these services or check the event viewer to see why the DHCP is inactive

Windows Vista/Window 7 has DHCP Client Service which should start automatically

You can communicate by Static only so the NIC is working and successfully pinging the local loop back

It doesn't look like you got a sever error because all of your computers are operating normally but only one is having this problem

Hopes that helps

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