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Windows 7: IP address reservation (x64 Windows 7)

16 Sep 2009   #11

Windows 7

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tekavec View Post
ultraplanet - i have an Intel Pro Wireless 3945ABG NIC and this same NIC was working properly before, when I used XP for quite some time...
This is good news because you can rule out a hardware problem but a driver issue could still be to blame. Have you updated the driver?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
I can assure you, Windows 7 is not actively disobeying the DHCP server on its own accord.

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22 Nov 2010   #12

Windows 7 Pro x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tekavec View Post
Hello to everyone!

I have a small problem which is, to put it simply, annoying. I use my home router with addres reservation on 3 machines, however, the x64 Windows 7 machine never seems to have the right IP address (IPv4). I assigned the IP address based on the physical address of the machine but Windows 7 never seem to get the right IP. I tried disabling IPv6 but it didn't help.

I have thought of setting my IP manually in Windows (I even tried it and it worked) but I do not want to have these settings since it is a labtop and I also use it for work and other networks...

If anybody know the solution to the problem please let me know.

Thank you in advance,

best regards.

I too am experiencing this SAME problem.
I also have Windows 7 x64, with a onboard Realtec GigE NIC, and Netgear WGT624v3 router.

I previously ran WindowsXP, and Reserved-IP addresses worked perfectly. So that means my router is fine.

Now since I installed Windows 7, I get a different IP everytime I power-up or wake-up my laptop!!!

So indeed, Windows 7 is DISOBEYING the DHCP server !!!

Any ideas??
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