There must be some settings or services in windows that are causing this, as dhcp works fine on the desktop... I would put my money on this fixing it. By setting this registry key to 1, Windows Vista will first try to obtain an IP address by using the BROADCAST flag in DHCP Discover packets. Advertisement Recent Posts Save on the HDD instead of SSD Bailifeifei replied Nov 10, 2016 at 8:38 PM A-Z of Bands #3 dotty999 replied Nov 10, 2016 at 8:21 PM A-Z
The registry key DhcpConnEnableBcastFlagToggle is set to 1 by default. using win 7 starter 32 bit. How good should one be to participate in PS? Access is denied.
I normally disable wireless on my own laptop when I'm at home (there's a slide switch on my Lenovo W530 that turns off wireless radio) and connected wired to my router. Vista is a nighmare and I wish I could downgrade my new laptops to XP (not an easy task with all those drivers). Network & Sharing Vista cannot obtain an IP address [solved]Referring to my thread http://tinyurl.com/64p9ew it works for one day then I get again the same problem. Finally went in to the TCP/IPv4 Properties clicked use the following ip address: and entered IP address 192.168.1.7 Subnet mask : 255.255.255.0 Default Gateway 192.168.1.1 and Preferred DNS server: 192.168.1.1 This
My System Specs Computer type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Asus K52N OS Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 CPU AMD Turion II P540 Motherboard Asus Memory 6 GB Graphics Card ATI Radeon If your friend is satisfied with that workaround he may get many more years of use from that NIC.