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Release and renew IP address

On a Windows computer, use the following information to release and renew your IP address:
  • Go to "Start > Run" and type "cmd" (no quotes), then select "OK"

  • Type "ipconfig /release" (no quotes) and press "Enter"

  • Once the prompt returns, type "ipconfig /renew" (no quotes), then hit "Enter,"

  • Finally, type "exit" (without quotes) then press "Enter" to close the window