Simple Way to Release and Renew IP Address in Windows XP

Here is the simple way to release and renew IP address, if the IP address of your computer is assigned by DHCP server set up in your home network.

1) Go to Start and click Run.

2) Run window will appear. Type cmd and click OK.

3) Command prompt window will appear. Type ipconfig. You then will see the IP address and other network information of your network card.

ipconfig

4) Type ipconfig /release to release the IP address.

DHCP release ip

5) Finally type ipconfig /renew to get new IP address.

DHCP renew-ip

Release or renew IP?? It's simple now!! But do you know how DHCP server works?

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