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By chocokudos
Aug 1, 2006
  1. so i've had this ip for about more than a week now, and i need help
    i have a lan box thing for 2 computers in one of my rooms, one cable to my computers, and one to my router, a linksys befsr41. so, i can't connetc to the internet. I've tried the winsockxpfix, /release/renew,switching cables, almost everything, i think, and I need your help. everyone in the house gets a connection but me. please help me.
     
  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    The IP you're getting is an internal DHCP address, so in other words the computer can't get a reply from the DHCP server.

    I presume you've set your router to share IP addresses? Can you check its logs for information why it failed?
     
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