October 23rd, 2012, 04:59 PM
Laptop won't pick up DHCP?
Hello, I'm new to the Forums.
The laptop won't pick up a DHCP address but will pick up a ATAPI Address (the 169.254.x.x). I've tried the ipconfig /release, /renew, and it says this:
Windows IP Configuration
An error occurred while releasing interface Wireless Network Connection : The system cannot find the file specified.
October 23rd, 2012, 06:25 PM
Originally Posted by WickedVein
Fixed the issue myself. Turns out the DHCP Client, DNS Client, and one more service needed to be stopped, and restarted. Anyone might know why a system reboot wouldn't fix this even though they are set to :"Automatic"?
October 28th, 2012, 08:33 PM
Check for viruses, malware, etc.
November 21st, 2012, 03:07 PM
If your using windows vista, you should expect this sort of problem from time to time. If your using windows 7, like WickedVein said, it might be some malware.