Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Router not assigning IP address or default gateway


24 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Router not assigning IP address or default gateway

About two days ago, I booted up my laptop and tried to connect to the internet. Chrome threw me a "DNS lookup failed." I go into my network settings and I noticed that I had limited connectivity. It would switch between no network access and no internet access every few seconds. After a bit of fiddling around, I got it to connect through assigning myself a static IP. This isn't exactly convenient because I use this computer on multiple networks. When I try to have it on automatic IP, I get no IP address or default gateway when I do an ipconfig /all. It would appear that my router quit assigning my laptop an IP for no reason whatsoever. DHCP is enabled on the router, and all other devices work fine. What could possibly be the problem here? I'm 99% sure it's not an IP conflict either. It's not being MAC filtered because I'm on the thing right now posting this through a static IP. It's not my A/V because it's worked great in the past. Perhaps I should also mention it occasionally says "unidentified network" instead of the SSID.. I'm stumped. Suggestions?

EDIT: Due to the overwhelming response of helpful support here, I managed to get it fixed.

I don't even know what happened, it just decided to start working again.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Router not assigning IP address or default gateway




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Router not assigning IP address or default gateway
Thread Forum
My default gateway is 0.0.0.0 how do i change my default gateway Network & Sharing
'No Internet Access' IP address shows router not the modem IP address Network & Sharing
DHCP assigning address outside of Scope Network & Sharing
Solved Assigning static IP address on Linksys E3000 router? Network & Sharing
Solved How to change my IP Address and Default Gateway Network & Sharing
Solved Cable Modem Gateway + Router Network & Sharing
Gateway computer can't detect router Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:37 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33