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Windows 7: What does this mean in my netgear settings

28 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
What does this mean in my netgear settings

So im running virgin 10mb and i recently got a hub so i got rid of my modem and router. and when i go to and login i see that, ive obviously blanked out a bit of my ip.. don't want people seeing that but what does Duration and expires mean???? its listed right under the ip

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28 Jun 2011   #2
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit

You IP address is assigned by your ISP and has a lease period with an expiration date. It will automatically reset the connection and request a new IP address. Its just the way DHCP works and is transparent to the user.

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28 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7

My guess is it's the expiry time of your dhcp assigned IP address. The duration can simply be uptime.
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28 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

thanks i understand now
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