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14 Dec 2012  
chev65

Windows 7 Ult, Windows 8.1 Pro,
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wezdor View Post
As far as i can tell, every other computer in the house is getting connected to the internet properly. They all have the IP set be acquired automatically and are connected wired. I started getting this problem only after i connected this computer to a different network, namely my school's network. From that point on i had to set the IP manually to get the internet to work. So i don't think it's the router's problem, rather the windows' or the ethernet adapters'.

How would i go about checking if DHPC is disabled in IPv4?
You can check if DHCP is enabled at the same place you typed in the static IP. Right click the adaptor, go to properties, go down to IPv4, click the properties button and make sure that DHCP is enabled.

If DHCP isn't working then you should check in Windows services "run box type services.msc" to make sure that DHCP client is enabled along with the other networking services.
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