Configuring your LAN Adapter for DHCP

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Windows 7 - Configuring your LAN Adapter for DHCP

For instructions in Windows XP click here.

To make sure your NIC card is set up to obtain a dhcp address, open the Network Connections folder.

You can click the Start button and type ncpa.cpl in the search bar or run window.

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Alternately, you can open the Control Panel, click View network status and tasks,

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and click Change adapter settings.

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to get here:

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Right click the connection and select Properties.

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Find Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). Click to highlight and then click Properties.

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Make sure Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically are both selected.

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Click OK, then close out the windows. Your LAN adapter is now configured to accept DHCP IP addresses.

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