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Solved: Can not connect to DHCP on a network computer

Q: Solved: Can not connect to DHCP on a network computer

Hello, i was not exactly sure where i am supposed to post this question so if this isnt the right place i will delete this and repost where you tell me too, here is the problem.

I have a computer on a school network, i recently set up a WDS server to make rebuilding computers allot easier and faster. I created an image for a Inspiron Desktop 560ST but when i tried to redeploy the image back on the exact same computer while connecting to WDS deployment service i get this error.

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<Installing windows>
WdsClient: An error Occured while obtaining an IP address from the DHCP server. Please check to ensure that there is an operational DHCP server on this network segment.
<OK>
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I do have a DHCP server and it is on.....

In the same screen i get the error i press shift+f10 to bring up CMD and type ipconfig and this is what i get

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Windows IP Configuration

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-Specific DNS Suffix . :
Link-Local IPv6 Address . . . . . . : fe80::70bb:e025:dd6c:cf84%2
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address . .:169.252.207.132
SubNet Mask . . . . . . .. . . . . . . .: 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . .. . . . . . .. :
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Our default IP is not a 169.xxx.xxx.xxx it is 172.xxx.xxx.xxx so thats obviously not right, and then I try typing ipconfig /renew and it waits a super long time and then i get

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Windows IP Configuration

An Error occurred while renewing interface Local Area Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.
An error occurred while releasing interface LoopBack Pseudo-Interface 1 : The system can not find the file specified.
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This computer is part of a lab of about 25 computer and every other computer has no problems, even if i take the network cable out of this computer and plug it into the computer right next to it(I'm take it right from one computer to another, i'm not touching the switch end) the computer right next to it is fine. So its not the switch or the cable.

Any help would be appreciated even if you have no idea, if you have a thought of what i could try, i will try it. Thanks in advance
P.S. Sorry if this message is too detailed lol

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A: Solved: Can not connect to DHCP on a network computer

Networking would be the right section, I`ve moved the thread for you.

Does the card work while in Windows, maybe the network card is no good.

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I am setting up a linux box for a server on my home network which is DHCP, I don't want to change the entire network, I just need this server to have a static IP (so that I can get port forwarding to work). I don't even know if this is possible, if I were to give the server a static IP can my router deal with it, even though everything else is DHCP? My router is a linksys WRT54GS if that helps any.
An answer to this would be much appreciated. ^_^ Thanks
 

A:Solved: Is it possible to have one computer with Static IP on a DHCP Network?

Yes just make sure it sits outside of your DHCP scope so if DHCP starts at 192.168.1.100 and has 100 seats then make the machine be 192.168.1.99 or lower or 192.168.1.200 and higher and it would be fine. Make sure to copy all other items from what DHCP would give you. E.G. DNS, Subnet mask and gateway.
 

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I am running windows xp on a dell inspiron 4150 with a built in wireless card. My wireless was working fine until windows prompted me to reboot due to windows update. It stopped working after that. It is telling me that no ip address can be found and when I ipconfiged it with renew and all it still could not find it. It gave me an error message that says cannot connect to DHCP server.
Any help will be appreciated.
Thank you,
 

A:Network could not connect to DHCP server

Nothing really comes to mind, but if you're using Window's Wireless Zero Configuration maybe you need to reconfigure your wireless connection; especially if your network is protected with encryption.

I use the utilities from my wireless cards' manufacturers to connect to my WPA protectecd network and had no trouble today after the same reboot (two notebooks). Well, same reboot if you're talking about the critical update released yesterday.
 

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I'm trying to setup an FTP server to upload photos and videos to, and tried to setup a program to automatically change the ip on the domain every time it changes, but have been having trouble with it.
 

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Hey all,

I need some help. I have recently got a new internet connection and I have three computers in my house, and one of them wouldnt connect to network (wirelessly or wired). It used to be able to connect just fine but now its either limited or no connectivity or it says its connected but wouldnt browse. Ive tried changing firewall settings and renewing ip but it says that it cant connect to DHCP server, dont really know what else to do. Any help would be appreciated
 

A:Computer unable to connect to DHCP server

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I've got a pc (XP Pro) that I cannot get to connect to the internet.
I've set the network connection properties to get an ip address automatically but it keeps geting the default (I think or something else)...
I've tried setting it to a specific address in my network range and still notable to connect.

I've run all the latest updates for adaware, cwshedder, ewido, trying kaspersky now.

I've also run lspfix, and winsockfix but nothing.
The only thin that bothers me is in the Status window - its says Autmatic Private Addressing .. I was expecting to see address "Address assigend by DHCP"
This is a dial up pc which I've just added to my network to trouble shoot other things.
(I've set the connection to "Not dail a connection"

Any help direction appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Unable to set IP using DHCP - cannot connect

You don't mention alot of things - Is this wired or wireless? If this is wired have you tried different ports, cables and other equipment? If this is wireless did you address security I.E. setup all the correct things in the router/wap to enable it to connect?

I've run all the latest updates for adaware, cwshedder, ewido, trying kaspersky now.Click to expand...

(Did you do this part manually? These do connect to the internet to update so you may have internet ocnne ction but just not be able to browse? Or did you just use that dial up?)

Since you said this was dial up did you check all of the Network adapter settings to make sure its not disabled anywhere?
 

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Guys,

It's take time to connect wireless thru ADSL DHCP... you need to release and renew.. the IPCONFIG

is there any way to connect immediately?
 

A:Solved: HELP: It's take time to connect wireless thru DHCP

With absolutely no information about the environment, it's really hard to answer.
Please supply the following info, exact make and models of the equipment please.

Name of your ISP (Internet Service Provider).
Make and exact model of the broadband modem.
Make and exact model and hardware version of the router (if a separate unit).
Model numbers can usually be obtained from the label on the device.
Connection type, wired or wireless.
If wireless, encryption used, (none, WEP, WPA, or WPA2)
Version and patch level of Windows on all affected machines, i.e. XP (Home or Pro), SP1-SP2-SP3, Vista (Home, Business, Ultimate), etc.
The Internet Browser in use, IE, Firefox, Opera, etc.


Please give an exact description of your problem symptoms, including the exact text of any error messages.


If you're using a wireless connection, have you tried a direct connection with a cable to see if that changes the symptoms?
For wireless issues, have you disabled all encryption on the router to see if you can connect that way?
Have you connected directly to the broadband modem to see if this is a router or modem/ISP issue?
If there are other computers on the same network, are they experiencing the same issue, or do they function normally?


On any affected computer, I'd also like to see this:

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

Type the following commands on separate lines, following each one with the Enter ke... Read more

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Hey all,

I have a simple network at home using winxp pro on both comps. I wish to use simple file sharing but am unable to do so. I have automatically configured IP addresses for both comps, and am able to ping using these ip addresses but cannot ping by comp name. both comps have addresses starting with 169.254.x.x indicating that the dhcp cannot issue a proper address, however when trying to release and/or renew the computer says that it has timed out before the request can be completed.

I have tried uninstalling the devices, rebooting and then reinstalling but the wizard falls short at the end claiming an error has occured.

The error according to admin tools is in the system section saying-

The device, \Device\Scsi\viamraid1, did not respond within the timeout period.

look forward to some responses! ...please!!!

regards,
Hrtbob
 

A:Solved: DHCP error, can't connect nerwork

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Okay, so I've been using my laptop online for about 2 years with no problems at all (Vista OS). Then one day I go to sign on and it doesn't "find" the network it has used for years. I fiddled around with the router, got a new encryption key and somehow it worked - for a short time. Now, nothing at all pertaining to the internet - only available to connect to a "local" network. I can access the internet when I use an ethernet cable only. Our desktop, iPod Touch and Mac have no problem connecting. The laptop and wireless printer are not picking anything up. From most that I have read it seems I should have a DHCP enabled - it says NO and I don't know how to fix it - I get error messages stating:

Cannot communicate with Primary DNS Server
fe80::5905:80cf:a447:6278%11
network diagnostics pinged the remote host but did not receive response
Windows found a problem that cannot be repaired automatically
contact your ISP or network administrator for help or click here Ö
Can anyone help? It is so frustrating!! My kids waltz around here, online with no problems and I sit here - tethered to a wire! LOL TIA!

~Isa
 

A:Solved: DHCP disappeared?! Can't Connect To Internet

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The Server went down - it is at shop for repairs. Meanwhile everyone can acecss internet fine - router is the DHCP and DNS server. However today one computer on the network is getting an APIPA address and can't ping the default gateway or any other computers on the network. Loopback ping works and device manager indicates network card is working correctly. Checked cables. Uninstalled and reinstalled network card. Rebooted several time. Anyone have any idea what to try next? All other computers on the network are accessing the internet just fine.
 

A:one computer on network can't get to DHCP server

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I was considering getting away from using Microsoft Operating Systems little by little. I want to convert a Windows 98 SE laptop to a Linux laptop. The laptop has a Belkin wireless card attached to it. I would have the driver software for the Belkin card, but it's only for Windows OS. Also, I would like to know how I could get the laptop to share a printer with my Windows XP desktop if I converted it to a Linux platform.
 

A:Solved: Connect Linux Computer to Network

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Ok, hopefully this isn't too stupid to ask...

My girlfriend and I both have desktops running Vista Home Premium. We are both connected to the internet through a wireless router. At first, our computers couldn't see each other over the network, and after reading some advice on the internet, went on both computers and lowered all firewalls (Windows and Trend Micro). Now both computers can see each other, but when I try to connect them, it asks for a user and password.

My question is: what user and password?

As far as I know, neither of us have a user and password. Neither of us set one up for our windows accounts. The router has a password but no user...

Argh! I just want to use the bloody printer connected to her machine! Help!
 

A:Solved: Can't connect to other computer on wireless network

Have you enabled printer sharing, file sharing, and network discovery? Also, you may need to disable password protected sharing.

Here's how:

Go to control panel, then click on network and sharing center. Make sure that "network discovery" is turned on, make sure "file sharing" is turned on, make sure "printer sharing" is turned on. Also, make sure "passwored protected sharing" is turned off. Then exit out of network and sharing center and exit control panel.

Now click on start, then type "printers" in the search box, then click on the printers folder that appears. Right click the printer you want to share and select properties, then click on the "sharing" tab to make sure it is shared. (If not, share it! ). Now click over to the security tab and give all permissions to "everyone." Click apply then okay.

Hope this helps!

Mollie
 

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Everyone here seems really knowledgeable, so I'm hoping that you can help me. I have two computers that I connect to the internet through a Linksys BEFSX41 router. The other day my cable modem went caput, so we exchanged it for a new one. I connected the new one to the router, and one of my computers connected right away, with no problem. The other, however, repeatedly gave me a "limited connection" error. I tried unplugging the cable modem and router and restarting the computer. Still no connection, so I tried to ipconfig/release, then ipconfig/renew. That didn't work, so I assigned the trouble computer a static IP address hoping that it would solve the problem. I no longer receive the "limited connection" error, but I am still unable to connect to the internet. I also tried pinging the other computer connected to my router with no success; it simply timed out. I'll include the results of my ipconfig below:

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : LAPTOP
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless LAN 2100 3B Mi
ni PCI Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-04-23-69-30-79

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

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A:Solved: Home Network- One Computer Does Not Connect

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i cant connect to the enternet or lan on my desktop. when i type in
the ipconfig /renew then it say unable to connect to the dhcp server.
can i get some help plz im not that pro in networking.
 

A:cant connect to the network "a dhcp error" not wireless and no router

You have to tell us what network you are connecting to so you can get help. No info = no help.

You could start by describing physically how your computer connects to the lan and then the internet.
 

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After about an hour I managed to figure out why my Mum's PC wouldn't connect to our wireless network, thought I'd post what solved it incase if could help anyone else.

I have a Belkin Wireless G Router and my mum's old PC used to connect to it with a wire. She got a new PC today and was having problems connecting to the Internet.

The ethernet cable had a green light beside the cable only and the router lit up showing that the PC was connected. However she couldn't get the Internet.

The IP address was in the 169.x.x.x range. After a wee search on the Internet some forums suggested it was a DHCP lease problem. I connected to my router and although I have the lease release setting set to one day, that didn't appear to be the problem.

After manually configuring the new PC to the network in the house I was able to ping my own PC and connect to see some files on my PC. So that proved that the ethernet port/cable etc was working, but still no Internet access.

After searching through all my router settings I realised I had MAC address filtering on, my idea of router security.

I disabled this and then the new PC connected, I took a note of the new MAC address, added it to the accepted list of MAC addresses and the PC is not able to connect to the Internet.
 

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I changed my ISP to "Clear.com" and now one, seldom used, Win7 computer will not connect to the wireless network. I have two other desktops hardwired and two laptops on the wireless that work fine. The two laptops are in the same room as the Clear 'modem/router', while the Win7 box is not, if that matters. The Win7 box worked in that location when I was on the cable and had a separate wireless router.

The box that will not connect, does show that the wireless connection is available, and the adapter shows to be working properly in Device Manager.

Oh, and Windows Troubleshooter says it cannot fix it.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

A:Solved: Win7 computer will not connect to wireless network

Make sure that you are not locking yourself out via MAC Address filtering.

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page (don't collapse the Radar, Connection or Signal History) of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector. If you need help with that see TSG Posting a Screenshot. FWIW to take screen shots with Windows 8 or 7 or Vista I prefer to use the built-in Snipping Tool.

Also show ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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I previously had issues with my HP Pavilon laptop (not having correct drivers etc). I now have Atheros ar5007802.11b/g wireless driver and nvisia nforce networking controller.

I can successfully see all available networks however when I try to connect to one my computer instantly crashes and I am forced to restart it.

This can't be a hardware issue as I can successfully connect to the network when I boot my laptop in safe mode with networking.

Does anyone know what may be causing this? I.E. a driver clash

Thanks
 

A:Solved: COmputer crashes when attempting to connect to a network

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I recently brought my computer over to my friend's house for some network gaming, and all was fine until i returned home and set up my computer in its usual place...now my computer (which is connected to our local wireless network via a Belkin 11mbps wireless desktop network card) wont connect to the network.

My computer normally uses the Belkin Network Monitor Utility as its means of detecting local networks and thus far it manages to detect our local network, but although ive created a profile with the correct information it doesnt let me connect or i'm able to connect and it drops the network frequently and doesnt allow internet access.

Ive tried using Wireless Zero Configuration also, and Windows detects the network and attempts to connect and then says "Not Connected" in the top corner and displays the message "You are now connected to this network", which i find rather confusing

In other attempts, ive tried ipconfig to see if i could determine any problem from there but from what i could see there wasnt anything wrong apart from the 0.0.0.0 IP address as listed below:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : your-dmie2v151z
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

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A:Solved: Computer wont connect to home network.

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At title states. I'm baffled

Unable to create a connection with the windows 7/64 machine. I've tried both dhcp and static with no resolve. Disabled/Enabled the adapter. Restarted the machine a few times. Uninstalled/Reinstalled/Updated/deleted the nic drivers and also let windows install its drivers. Used alternate eth cables / ports on hub.... other machines and mac work fine.

Network adapter states "This device is working properly"... local area connection status states:
ipv4 connectivity: no network access
media state: enabled

ran diagnose under the nic context menu and "troubleshooting couldn't identify the problem"...

System was working fine two days ago before I left for the weekend... machine was turned off before I left and was still off when I returned. Also, windows updates are set to manual.
 

A:Solved: Unidentified Network (DHCP / Static)

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Having trouble with my Windows 7 Ultimate (64-bit) wired LAN connection. Yesterday evening everything was fine, I was connected and doing some remote work into the office - I was playing with OpenVPN connections. I left the machine for a few hours logged on, came back and now the NIC appears dead.

I have restored windows to the point just before i installed Open VPN.

I get "Unidentified network" and "no internet connection" for my LAN connection in Network Centre. There's no gateway or ip assigned looking at ipconfig /all, just the self assigned 169.* ip

The ethernet cable is connected directly into my cable modem (note, not a router).

I have googled a lot and have tried (not necessarily in this order):

1. Ensured its not the WAN/RJ-45 cable - have connected successfully with an older laptop's LAN NIC. When switching machines i turn off both the machine and the modem for 30 secs, and typically tun network troubleshooter to reset the LAN.
2. Tested the internal NIC by pinging 127.0.0.1, loopback successful.
3. Uninstalled the LAN NIC and reinstalled it.
4. Removed all clients & protocols from the NIC's properties bar IPv4 and Microsoft Client for windows i.e. specifically removed IPv6.
5. Reset TCP/IP using netsh int ip reset c:\resetlog.txt.
6. Have removed the wireless adapter. The only network connection is the internal NIC.

All forums I've scoured suggest one or more of these things, so I'm exhasuted of ideas.

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A:Solved: Ethernet card - No DHCP, unidentified network

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I have a problem with my pc randomly locking up and having to be rebooted. I believe it has to do with the wireless card accessing my network, but I canít figure out how to troubleshoot it. (If this is the wrong forum, please let me know!)

I have a desktop, two laptops, and a printer on a wireless network. All of them have been working fine. Then, about a month ago, I loaded a new game on my desktop, which worked entirely fine for roughly three weeks. Then last week, I tried setting up a server in the game. On my first attempt, it locked up my pc at the setup server stage, and I had to reboot. On my second attempt, I tried a slightly different configuration, and it created a local server and worked just fine.

Everything seemed okay for a couple of days, and then the game started to lag after a few minutes of play. After two or three more rounds of play, the lag was then accompanied by the pc locking up. Couldn't figure out why, so I stopped playing it.

Within a day or two, my desktop would randomly freeze without warning, with no clear connection to any specific application or time of day. This has continued to today. Sometimes the lock up is preceded by erratic behavior, such as the wireless keyboard freezing up though the companion wireless mouse will work (or vice versa) and an occasional USB connecting-then-disconnecting sound, though nothing had been touched. Sometimes the lock up is for 10 seconds or so. Most of the time, though, there are no warnings, and it ... Read more

A:Solved: Lock ups due to DHCP / network card issue?

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Hello, I have been experiencing some problems on my home network. I have problems with AOL, FTP and steam online games like counterstrike, team fortress 2, and day of defeat. I get these problems about 3/4 of the time, and 1/4 these programs will work.

When I sign into AOL I get a message saying "Could not connect to authentication server:
Windows socket error #10060". On FTP about half of the time I am not able to connect, and I the connection keeps timing out. On the steam games, when I open up the game dialog, I don't get the auto-retry option that is normally available. I tested these problems on other computers at my house and the same behavior occurs.
 

A:Solved: Problems on a DHCP wireless home network

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When logging onto the company network via a RAS server, the DHCP active leases is not being updated with the IP address assigned to me. This is the case both when the RAS server is configured to give an IP address from a fixed pool, or when configured to obtain IP address from DHCP. As a result, I'm experiencing problems if an existing lan device has an IP address assigned and the dialed in device grabs that address. Whats going on ?
 

A:{Solved} - DHCP active leases not being updated when dialing into network via RAS server

Greetings

There should be a clear distinction between the IP adresses available for the network, and those available for the Dial up users. Do not make them part of the same IP group.

The reason is that Dial-up IP addresses should have a lease time of a few hours, and the LAN lease time should be that of a few days. This is obviously not compatible, so they need to be seperate.

Hope this helps

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Reuel Miller
Windows NT Moderator (yes, that does make me biased )

[email protected]

Every morning is the dawn of a new error...
 

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I'm running a simple network at home with a Linksys BEFSR41 router. I have two computers hooked up wired and a wireless router acting like an access point that I use for my laptop occasionally. Until this weekend I've been having no problems but I shut down the computers due to weather and now one of them is not able to communicate with any others on the network. The problem computer will get an address supplied to it by the router (DHCP server) but once it has it I cannot get any other connectivity. Of course this is hindering internet access on this computer. I can ping the loopback and assigned IP addresses w/o problems but when I ping the default gateway (router) and/or the other computer I get "Request timed out." I initially thought it was the NIC so I bought another one but still get the same issue. I've moved the cards to different PCI slots but no luck. I tested the cable running from the computer and the router but found no problems. I even tried resetting the TCP/IP stack but still didn't work. The computer in question is running WinXP SP2 with the original NIC being a Linksys LNE100TX and the new one being a D-Link DFE-530TX+.

Any clues on this? If more info is needed let me know--it's been a while since I've posted. Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Getting IP addr from DHCP but cannot ping DHCP server

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My WinXP Home PC won't connect properly (limited connectivity/no internet) via ethernet cable to my router (Belkin N150).

Ipconfig /all shows the IP address as 169.254.117.71 but this is determined by an entry in the registry at HLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters\Interfaces\{39A...} > 'DhcpIPAddress' - REG_SZ - 169.254.117.71. Also listed at 'IPAutoconfigurationAddress'. My laptop connects fine plugged into the same port getting it's IP automatically (192.168.2.2) and getting internet fine.

After much searching I can't figure out what's wrong.

I've tried adding a DWORD entry 'IPAutoconfigurationEnabled' = 0, also tried deleting the 2 values.
Tried setting the IP manually to 192.168.2.6 - limited connectivity goes away but I get no internet connection from the router nor file sharing.

Any help please?
 

A:Solved: DHCP IP by registry not by DHCP server??

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Okay, I got a new client a few weeks ago. What a mess...anyway, they had bought a new Dell with SBS 2K3 on it, and for some reason they have a wired firewall (Linksys), a wireless router (Linksys) and a small switch. After examining the setup of the network, I found the wireless router giving out IP addresses in the 192.168.1.X range, the SBS being what it is, was going to be the DNS/DHCP/DC, on and on, etc. I turned off the DHCP on the wireless router. Yesterday they called and had a machine that I wasn't aware of that couldn't connect, it's a proprietary machine for X-Rays, and all I could do was really look at it, and do a few things, like change the IP if needed, but it's set to DHCP, and it's getting 192.168.1.X addressing, when umm, it can't be. I did ipconfig /release then /renew, nothing, still the old address, with 192.168.1.1 as the DCHP and gateway. I statically set it to the 192.168.0.X settings and nothing, can't ping in or out or see the network. I set it back to DCHP reboot, and it still gets 192.168.1.X address, but there is no DHCP server serving up these address, so ummm, anyone? Oh, the X-Ray comp is plugged directly into the firewall now wich is on the 192.168.0.X network on the inside.......
 

A:Solved: DHCP coming from a non-DHCP router?

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So most of my family works on laptops, but i have one old desktop that i haven't turned on in a while, but now I need to get it back connected to the internet for a bit.

I have a network cable running to it (most of my comps run on wireless but this one doesn't have a wireless card), and it connects to the network, but gives me the "limited to no activity" message. Last time I turned it off (a few months ago) it worked fine)

Troubleshooting so far (after rebooting/powercycling everything, of course)
1. connected the network cable to my laptop, after disconnecting the wireless. worked fine.
2. Tried "repair", could not renew
3. tried release/renew, error on renew "unable to contact your DHCP server.
4. tried DNS flush
5. did netsh dump
6. DHCP Client is started, and automatic
7. disabled and reenabled the NIC card (VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter)

Any thoughts, help, ideas would be great. . Just need to get itunes connected to the internet!
 

A:Old computer WILL connect to network, WON'T connect to internet

Assuming Windows ...

Open a (black) Command Prompt window:
Hold the Windows logo key and press r; in the Run box type cmd and click on OK.

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

[Note that there is no space between the slash and ALL.]

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If necessary use a text file and removable media to copy the results to a computer with internet access.
 

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I have this desktop Windows XP that is not connecting to my wireless network although it is picking up that it is there and on the list. But when I try to connect it to the network it says "windows can't connect to any of your preffered networks". I have another Windows XP laptop that is connecting to the same network just fine. Also, for some strange reason on the desktop everytime i set the time on the bottom and I turn off computer the time always resets to 12:00am Jan 1, 2003. Why is this happening? And how can i get my desktop to connect to my network?
 

A:Computer finds network to connect to but does not connect when tried.

i have answered you other post - with the same question here
http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/1104799-connection-network-issues.html

you replied and deleted your answers ?

please do not duplicate questions on the forum

closing post
 

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To get straight to the point, I've got network connectivity but no internet connection. ipconfig /renew gives the message "An error occurred while renewing interface Local Area Connection : unable to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out."

I'm volunteering at a library. I just replaced one of the old public computers with a new Dell running Windows 7. They're all on a wired connection, and the old ones work fine. The new one is the only one with a problem.

ipconfig /all on the problematic one gives
C:\Windows\system32>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : internet5
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : B0-83-FE-55-70-2A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::e9d7:e939:aca:9c44%11(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.156.68(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
DHCPv6 IAID . . . . . . . . . . . : 246449150
DHCPv6 Client DUID. . . . . . . . : 00-01-00-01-1B-F5-4D-39-B0-83-FE-55-70-2A

DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : fec0:0:0:ffff::1%1
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A:Solved: Unable to contact DHCP server on new computer

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When trying to connect to my router (through an ethernet cable) i get ^that error message when i diagnose the connection. All other computers in my house connected via wireless work just fine. I have a dlink dir 615 router which i have reset multiple times, i connect to the network but i dont get internet. Ive tried going into the regedit and giving permessions to all necessary things. I tried manually starting the dhcp service in the control panel. Im running windows vista and i recently got a virus, removed it, scanned and found nothing. When the virus appeared the problem started. I cant get a static ip to fix the problem because i cant connect to the internet. Im about to back up all my files and just reformat my computer but id really rather not do that. Any help is much appreciated!

Also, i have tried google but nothing worked :(

A:[SOLVED] The DHCP client service is not running on this computer?

Hi, go to start ,all programs, accessories, and right click on command prompt select "run as administrator" at the prompt type:-



Code:
net localgroup Administrators /add networkservice
press enter then type:
net localgroup Administrators /add localservice
press enter then type:
exit
press enter and restart your computer
If this fails to resolve your problem then as "run as administrator" at the command prompt type:-

Code:
netsh winsock reset catalog
press enter reboot to take effect.

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Here is the deal. I am running Windows XP SP2 on my home tower (custom built). The tower is hardwired to a Linksys WRT54GS router. The tower does not have a wireless NIC. There are a few other computers that access this small network at various times.

The router is using WPA-PSK encryption. Wireless MAC address connectivity is enabled.

I bought an HP 1022NW Laserjet printer and tried connecting it to the wireless network using the enclosed getting started guide. I initially tried connecting it in ad hoc mode because I believe this is what I should use in my home office. No dice. Nothing was recognized. The only printing success I got was when I hooked an Ethernet cable directly to the router. After unplugging the cable, I had no luck printing wirelessly, even though I tried also configuring the installation for infrastructure mode, where the printer was recognized but still would not print once the cable was removed.

I have taken the printer's MAC address and added it as a trusted endpoint in both my router's configuration table and in my firewall (Norton Internet Security). However, that has also not helped.

Some advice I have read is making sure QoS is disabled on the router and also making sure that the SSID and pass key for the printer match that of the router. It should be easy to make these changes to the printer, but I cannot access the embedded web server in this printer to make these changes. Also, one source said to make sure the printer is on the sam... Read more

A:Solved: Network ready printer will not connect to home office network

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Up until this afternoon, i had been able to access my wireless network fine. However, I had taken my computer outside, and tried to connect. I was not able to, and had xp try to "repair" the problem. No luck. I brought it back into my room, but it still didn't work. It will say "acquiring network address" on and off, but never connect. Everyone else in the house can connect to it fine, and i can still connect to it through ethernet cable, and to other wireless networks besides this one. I ran a diagnostic, where it said that the network keys did not match up, i checked them, and the diag report gave me this.

Can anyone help?

Last diagnostic run time: 12/21/11 17:02:46 IP Configuration Diagnostic
Invalid IP address

info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Automated repair: Renew IP address
action Releasing the current IP address...
error Error releasing the current IP address: The system cannot find the file specified.
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Automated repair: Reset network connection
action Disabling the network adapter
action Enabling the network adapter
info Network adapter successfully enabled
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Manual repair: Reboot modem
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP address detected
action Automated repair: Renew IP address
action Releasing the current IP address...
error Error releasing the current IP address: The system cannot find the file specified.
info Zero (0.0.0.0) IP ... Read more

A:Solved: Cannot connect to wireless network(can connect to others)

Disable encryption on the router and try to connect that way. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.
 

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I can't figure out why i can't get a connection using DHCP (obtain ip address automatically). The only way i get an internet connection is by assigning a static ip. i have another pc connected to the network also windows 7 and dhcp works fine. i'm confused, can anyone help?

A:Can't connect using DHCP

I would try this simple idea first and see what happens: click start, programs, accessories, then right click on command prompt and select run as administrator; once there; type ipconfig /release then wait till the adapter releases; then type ipconfig /renew and hopefully that will resolve the issue. If that does nothing for ya post back

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I recently reformatted my computer and reinstalled Vista to it. I installed all the necessary drivers etc. and rebooted. But it still says "You are not connected to any networks" when the light on my router says that i am connected to the home network. It keeps saying to insert a network cable.
In the devices manager, the network card driver seems to be functioning normally.

Is there a fix for this?

The network card is a Realtek RTL 8111C on-board chip.

Also, ive read somewhere else that USB & 1394 drivers having conflicting effects with lan drivers. I installed an "Intel INF Configuration patch" which contained a crapload of USB Drivers which supposedly "configured properly" the intel motherboard chipsets, but im not so sure about that.
 

A:Solved: No Network Available - LAN card working but cannot connect to network

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Modem goes to wireless g broadband router wrt54g. Then from there cable goes to desktop. I'm currently on a laptop connected to the wireless router. I've tried connecting directly from modem on the desktop and still no connection. Tried winsock and lsp fix, installing new driver, even disabled mcafee.Also tried new cable.Tried releasing and renewing. New driver or uninstalling network card did not work. Any other ideas?

A:Can't connect to DHCP server

Hold the windows key and then press "r". Type "cmd" enter, then type "ipconfig /all". what does that say?

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Greetings,
I have 2 XP machines on a home network. One has a Static IP and the other get itís from the router DHCP.
My Question is how can I share files and songs on the network. I am having trouble having the 2 see each other. It seemed pretty much cut and dry.
Did I miss anything?

Thanks
ROB
 

A:Static and DHCP try to connect

Did you enable NETBIOS over TCP/IP on the one with the static IP address? Can you PING each machine from the other by IP address and by name?

For each computer, let's see this.

Start, Run, CMD to open a command prompt:

Type the following command:

IPCONFIG /ALL

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter.
Paste the results in a message here.

If you are on a machine with no network connection, use a floppy, USB disk, or a CD-RW disk to transfer a text file with the information to allow pasting it here.
 

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I just got Cox cable and it hasn't been working right.

I have a netgear WG602 wireless access point. I can connect to it but it has limited or no connectivity. Repairing the connection doesn't work and doesn't give me an IP.

I connected the ethernet cable directly to my laptop and it didn't work at all. I called them and it worked by directly connecting, but the wireless still didn't work.

Then I messed with wireless settings to try to connect, and I finally got online but my ip is 70.x.x.x, the apparent IP for all Cox subscribers.

But I got that 70.x.x.x through my router instead of a 192.x.x.x so I have no idea why it's doing that. It's really weird and I still can't get a dynamic IP.

Thanks for the help.
 

A:Can't connect to DHCP server

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Modem goes to wireless g broadband router wrt54g. Then from there cable goes to desktop.(desktop is xp) I'm currently on a laptop(vista) connected to the wireless router. I've tried connecting directly from modem on the desktop and still no connection. Tried winsock and lsp fix, installing new driver, even disabled mcafee.Also tried new cable.Tried releasing and renewing. Tried static ip. New driver or uninstalling network card did not work. Any other ideas?
Host name:******
Primary Dns Suffix:
Node Type:Unknown
IP Routing Enabled:No
WINS Proxy Enabled:No
Ethernet adapter Local area connection 2:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix:
Description: Intel(r) PRO/1000 PL Network Connection
Physical Address:00-12....
DHCP enabled:yes
Autoconfiguration enabled :yes
I.P. Address: 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask: 0.0.0.0
Default Gateway:
DHCP Server:255.255.255.255
 

A:Can't connect to DHCP server

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I have a home network set up to share an internet connection through one of the laptops on the network. It was working now it's not. I've tried everything I can think of and everything that I foundregarding the problem. The host computer can connect to the internet, but no other computer can. I've tried all types, xp, vista windows 7...nothing. I get and error message when starting the host computer. "Please wait while...tried to authenticate dhcp 802.1x: I get the following after an ip config/release/renew.

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
C:\Documents and Settings\Gary>ipconfig/release
Windows IP Configuration
No operation can be performed on Local Area Connection while it has its media di
sconnected.
Ethernet adapter Wireless Network Connection:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 0.0.0.0
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : ?
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . :
PPP adapter Axcess Data (EVDO-1x):
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 174.39.189.119
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 174.39.189.119
Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface:
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : ?
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A:DHCP Unable to connect

Let's see this.
Try these simple tests.

Hold the Windows key and press R, then type CMD (COMMAND for W98/WME) to open a command prompt:

In the command prompt window that opens, type type the following commands one at a time, followed by the Enter key:

NOTE: For the items below in red surrounded with < >, see comments below for the actual information content, they are value substitutions from the previous IPCONFIG command output! Do NOT type <computer_IP_address> into the command, that won't work. Also, the < and > in the text is to identify the parameters, they are also NOT used in the actual commands.

Do NOT include the <> either, they're just to identify the values for substitution.

IPCONFIG /ALL

PING <computer_IP_address>

PING <default_gateway_address>

PING <dns_servers>

PING 74.125.45.100

PING yahoo.com

Right click in the command window and choose Select All, then hit Enter to copy the contents to the clipboard.
Paste the results in a message here.

<computer_IP_address> - The IP Address of your computer, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above. (For Vista/Win7, the IPv4 Address)

<default_gateway_address> - The IP address of the Default Gateway, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

<dns_servers> - The IP address of the first (or only) address for DNS Servers, obtained from the IPCONFIG command above.

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I can connect wired but not wirelessly. I get limited or no connectivity. When I try to repair I get the message "cannot connect to dhcp server. request has timed out" Here's my info:

dell vostro 1500
win xp sp3
wire2 router 2701hg-b

i've reset my router/modem many times
initially i thought my wifi adapter was bad but i bought a usb adapter with same results
here's the commands i've run:

ipconfig /renew
netsh int ip reset reset.log
netsh winsock reset catalog
netsh interface ip delete arpcache
netsh int ip resetc:\resetlog.txt

more info:

ethernet adapter lan2:
ip address: 192.168.1.xxxx
subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
default gateway: 192.168.1.254

ethernet adapter wireless network connection 2:
connection-specific dns:
autoconfiguration ip address: 169.254.199.176
subnet mask: 255.255.0.0
default gateway:

i've also disabled and enabled the adapter. i downloaded a free program that was supposed to fix any registry issues. i can't remember what it's called and can't even find it in remove programs. i've done a lot but i only started writing it down today. i appreciate any help and sorry if i haven't put enough information.

there's another laptop here that connects wirelessly.
 

A:cannot renew ip address, connect to dhcp

i downloaded a free program that was supposed to fix any registry issues.Click to expand...

If you ran the program it would be best to do a System Restore to just before it did its "fixes."

Disable encryption on the router and make sure MAC Address filtering is disabled and try to connect. If successful you can probably re-enable encryption and reconnect.

Do you have a non-Windows firewall with separate settings for wired and wireless?
 

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Ok

Here goes, you will have to bare with my limited knowledge.

In my home I have a PC and a laptop. I have a wireless router and the laptop is connected wirelessly and the PC by ethernet cable through the router. Now all of a sudden the PC is having internet issues. It is connected to the internet but you cannot access email or internet, this has all happened seemingly out of the blue. The wireless network has been up and running for about 2 months maybe without problem.

Ok so I clicked repair on the connection and it was unable to renew the ip address. I went into the command prompt and it seems that its being assigned a default ip address and the default gateway is offline. I tried to renew address here however it said it was unable to connect to the DHCP... here is where im lost on where to go next.

The laptop is running on the network with no issues. I shall copy what is said after ipconfig /all

host name .... the-nxjno4724cy
primary DNS suffix....
Node type.... Unknown
IP routing enabled ... No
Wins proxy enabled ... No

Ethernet adapter local area connection 3
connection specific DNS suffix ...
Description .... realtek RTL8139/8107 family fast ethernet NIC
Physical Address... 00-08-55-44-FE-1A
DHCP enabled... YES
autoconfiguration enabled .. yes
autoconfiguration ip address .... 169.254.40.85
Subnet mask ... 255.255.0.0
Default gateway ....
I would also like to know why this has suddenly happened.

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We have purchased 20+ Acer Chromebook 15 C910 and they do not connect to our Wi-Fi with an error "DHCP Lookup Failed". I"ve tried wiping several, but still get the same error message.

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Working on Win7 Pro x64 for years with same network settings - gigabit wired IPv4, fixed IP, fixed DNS, etc. Lot of other comps, network printers, APs - everything works fine. Suddenly last week my machine (only one) refused to connect - sometimes with yellow exclamation triangle on network icon, sometimes w/o it. But even if it tells "connected to internet" it does not connect to anything, even gateway. Few times it was resolved by reconnecting network cable. Trying various solutions without success. Then I noticed, that changing IP settings to DHCP solves problem - connection is back. Reverting to old fixed IP "disables" connection. I didn't install any new hardware or soft, only periodical software updates. Restoring system from "working" image made nothing. Have no idea - what's going on? Any way to fix or check what is a cause?

A:Can't connect with fixed IP, only DHCP works

As strange as it may sound, some Access Points (AP/router combo) will not allow devices with static IP addresses to connect* if the IP address of the device is outside of the DHCP range. They claim it is a security feature. The AP/router can tie the IP address to a MAC address - thus making it like a static IP assignment - but within the DHCP range. That IP won't be assigned to any other device.

*connect can mean different things. The computer is in the router's list of connected devices, but the computer is not allowed to connect to the internet or any local network assets.
I mention the above info so that I can ask if the firmware in the network device handling DHCP might have automatically updated and started enforcing that type of "security". Or, perhaps the DHCP range got changed and this one computer is now outside of the DHCP range.

Also, what happens if you assign the problematic computer a different static IP address?

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I have logged onto my laptop tonight and it showed a message saying unidentified network - no internet access.

I've read through other posts and tried ip config reset & renew but this didn't work.
I ran cmd as administrator and did the Netsh commands and rebooted but nothing.

I am connecting to my internet fine on my ipad and phone.

Can anyone help? Please bear in mind I'm not techie at all so you may have to explain in a very detailed way!!
 

A:Unable to connect to dhcp server

can we see an ipconfig /all please
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ipconfig /all

We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - post back the results in a reply here.

If you cannot access the internet with this PC, then you will need to paste the results into something like notepad and then copy onto a machine that can access the internet and post the results in a reply here.
Save the file to a USB flash drive or other removable media. Plug it into the working computer with internet access and copy the file and paste here.

If you do not have another PC - do you have a phone connected to the internet - can you photograph the result and post the image in a reply
Note: you will see entries named Tunnel adapter Teredo Tunneling Pseudo-Interface: we dont need to see that information - JUST the infomation above those entries

For Windows 8
To open a Cmd Prompt or an Administrator Cmd prompt from the Desktop.
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/open-an-elevated-command-prompt-in-windows-8/
Use Win + X and choose Command Prompt or Command Prompt (Admin) from the list.​
For windows version, XP, Vista, W7
Hold the Windows key and press R

Now type CMD

Now press Enter to open a command prompt box (A new dialogue box - black with white font, will appear on screen ):​
In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

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Hi,
I'm working on a friends laptop & at first thought that she had this new Malware virus, but when I look at the IP config all of the IP addresses are zeros. DHCP is disabled for all adapters. When attempting to load IE page I get Error 105 - Unable to resolve the server's DNS address. I'm not sure where to start... Any help is appreciated!!
K~

A:Can't connect to internet - IP's are all 0's & DHCP is not enabled

Try resetting her all her IP settings to default using the following IP reset file:-

IPResetALL.zip

Unzip the file, run the exe file and when asked to reboot, reboot.

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