Software Tools


  • /release
  • /renew
  • Situations in which it might be beneficial to use /release and /renew:
    • When connecting a computer directly to a modem.
    • When physically moving a computer from one network to another such as from an office network to home or from home to a hotspot.
    • When experiencing unexpected network outage.
    • When the result of running 'ipconfig /all' indicates a address.
      • When a computer has an address in the network, it indicates that the computer has not been issued an address from the DHCP server. (This is an APIPA address.)
    • When recent scope changes have been made on the DHCP server.
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