Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers


clip_image002 Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers

Problem description

Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address when connected to a router or other device that is configured as a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server is configured on the network and the router or the other device does not support the DHCP BROADCAST flag.

Solution Information

Disable the DHCP BROADCAST flag in Windows Vista.

Comments (3)

  1. Windows Vista cannot obtain an IP address from certain routers or from certain non-Microsoft DHCP servers

  2. David says:

    I've had this problem. Thanks David.

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  3. Sven says:

    I have also had this problem, and to add not the only problem in vista hehe

    http://www.howtechnology.us