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I have 2 laptops that will not automatically acquire a ip address.

they are 2 different brands and they both had intel wifi manager which i disabled to have windows manage the wifi and still have the issue. Also one laptop will not acquire a ip address with the wired port but the other will.

no other laptop is having the issue and i have set up new computers with a wired connection so i dont think i ran out of DHCP addresses.

also static ip address work. and the wireless on the laptops worked fine at one point.

any suggestions as to what might be wrong.
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Have you tried updating the wireless drivers on the lappys and a firmware update on your router? Also are all you microsoft updates in place?
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Have you tried updating the wireless drivers on the lappys and a firmware update on your router? Also are all you microsoft updates in place?

microsoft updates are done. i did try the wifi drivers on one laptop and still have the issue. I also forgot to mention that one of the laptops having problems is the same as 2 other that were configured exactly the same that are not having issues at all.

and the wifi works if i give the adapter a static IP.


as for the router i dont have access to it.
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Make sure the DHCP service is set to start with the computer, or check if you have any programs that may modify this service.
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