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RE: Unable to use DHCP settings in Vista

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RE: Unable to use DHCP settings in Vista
Thanks a lot!
I've got the same issue. Disabling McAfee rule fixed the problem.


"Gareth" wrote:

> Fixed it.
> One of the rules in the McAfee Access Protection was stopping any changes to
> the network config.
> --
> Thanks
> Gareth Jenkins
>
>
> "Gareth" wrote:
>
> > I am currently running Vista version RC1 Build 5600 on a Dell D620 Latitude.
> > This laptop sits in a docking station connected via a static IP address onto
> > my local network. I then wanted to connect it directly onto my broadband
> > router. I changed the IP address from a static mapping to DHCP clicked on OK
> > I was them prompted to restart the laptop. On restart the laptop did not get
> > a DHCP address, I checked the setting and it was still set to the same static
> > mapping.
> > Has anyone else seen this problem.. Not being able to change from static to
> > DHCP and it requesting a reboot each time you change anything within the
> > network config?
> >
> > --
> > Thanks
> > Gareth Jenkins

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