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If you do get this message, simply change the name and reboot the computer again. 1.2. The steps involved are as follows. Stay logged in Sign up now! It works fine if i connect it to a standalone laptop or desktop. http://roguewb.com/windows-xp/dhcp-server-windows-xp.html

remove firewall is all you have to do…..(hopefully)……it worked for me. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. Client machine dns suffixes will take care of \\servername still functioning. The name server entries are a bit complicated.

fgoepfert says: 6 years ago None of this applies to my situation. I tried adding a PCMCIA Ethernet card to the troubled laptop PC, and it still doesn't get assigned a default gateway, DNS Server, or WINS server. Configuring a Windows 2000 Server to use WINS If you are setting up a new server, make sure that the PC is named in accordance with the naming standards (see the on this troubled laptop as I cannot get it to network connect?

  1. The problem: The computers cannot renew IP addresses when connected to the switch.
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  3. by seafox13 / March 11, 2006 2:58 PM PST In reply to: look here I thought about it a bit, and noted the addresses by using ipconfig on the other computers

fish says: 7 years ago I've tried everything, but still no luck. Sep 26, 2006 #17 Sphere TS Rookie Windows was installed with this yes, I used to be able to use them but all of a sudden it won’t pick them up You can find more of his articles here. I don't know if newer versions of Windows OS does it differently of if WINS is disabled on a domain if a WINS server isn't running, but I know that NETBIOS

There is a lot of information at the following link. Jason says: 6 years ago My wife's computer, out of the blue, decided it wants to give us grief when trying to obtain an IP address from our router. Sheta says: 7 years ago I see comments are moderated yet no one is answering. see it here Login now.

Checking the Existing WINS Configuration If your PC is set to pick up its IP address details automatically, it may pick up WINS configuration details in the same way. Even if it's only to say you can't help. Ask a question and give support. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Step 10: Before you make any changes, write down the settings that you see on this page. Netbios resolution works without a WINS server though, just like you can use DNS in a workgroup without a DNS server. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks for the solid tip! If the name has full stop (".") characters in it, look only at the part of the name up to the first "." character.

Note that this is not the same as its DNS name. this content The ip address you choose should be very similar to the router's ip addres. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Thanks in advance!

Feb 22, 2011 at 7:11 UTC Here are some reasons that could apply...or not in your network     * Admin Tips           o Windows Server 2008/2003/2000/XP/NT Administrator Knowledge Base                 + Every time it disconnects i have to go into disk management and assign a new drive letter again... Another way to get the correct Name Servers to use, is to give your ISP a call. weblink I am hoping now my wife will listen to me and turn off automatic updates.

Note that domain names can also clash with computer names (and vice versa.) There is some flexibility in the list of codes refer to the Unit Codes Used for Naming Windows If not, please see here for details on how to connect to the University network before continuing. I tried adding a PCMCIA Ethernet card to the troubled laptop PC, and it still doesn't get assigned a default gateway, DNS Server, or WINS server.

Can someone please help?

When I check the folders tab in the now opened explorer window, i cannot see the drive still under my computer. I have a problem with just one computer. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Winsockfix RUIN my PC by boogernator / April 7, 2009 9:51 PM PDT In reply to: look here After I restarted my pc Have you tried to disconnect the power for your switches for a couple of hours and then monitor the network when it is reconnected?  If you don't have any legacy application

You probably won't be prompted to reboot the PC, but you may need to do so anyway. I suspect something is missing in the OS, BIOS, etc. Exchange, SQL Server etc.) is not a good idea, so if your server has been around for a while, don't rename it. check over here Marcie says: 7 years ago I tried renewing my IP address and I get the message, "An error occurred while renewing interface Local Area connection: unable to contact your DHCP server.

plz hlp :) Dawn says: 6 years ago I can't connect to the internet on my desktop.