DHCP Ethernet Configuration for Windows Vista

by Geethalakshmi 2009-12-17 11:59:03

Set Windows Vista to use Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol


DHCP Ethernet Configuration for Windows Vista



1. Click on the Start menu, and select Control Panel.

2. Click on Network and Internet. (Skip this step if you do not see this Control Panel item.)

3. Click on Network and Sharing Center.

4. Click on Manage network connections.

5. Right click on Local Area Connection and choose Properties. If Windows say it needs your permission to continue, click Continue.

6. Select Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.

For DHCP, follow step 7A; for a fixed address, follow step 7B -

7A. Select Obtain an IP address automatically.

7B. To set a fixed address, select "Use the following address" and input the address and DNS servers you have been provided in the appropriate fields.

8. Click OK to close the TCP/IP Properties window.

9. Click OK to close the Local Area Connection Properties window.

10. Click Close to close the Network Connections window.

11. Click Close to close the Control Panel window.

12. Restart your computer.

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