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How do I release and renew an IP address on a VAIO computer?

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How do I release and renew an IP address on a VAIO computer?

To release and renew an IP address, please refer to the following procedure. The procedure may vary depending on environments.

A. For Windows 98SE and Windows Me

--Procedure--
1) Click [Start] -> [Run].

2) Enter "winipcfg" in the [Open] text box and click [OK].

3) Select [Sony PCWA-C100 Wireless Card] in the [IP Configuration] dialog box.

4) Click the [Release] button and click [Renew].

5) Check if the renewed IP address works in your network environment.

B. For Windows 2000

1) Click [Start] -> [Programs] -> [Accessories] -> [Command Prompt].

2) Enter "ipconfig / release" and press [Enter].
The following message appears.
"IP address successfully released for adapter "xxx"."

3) Enter "ipconfig / renew" and press [Enter].
(This command allows you to renew an IP address.)

4) Next, enter "ipconfig / all" and press [Enter].

5) Check if the renewed IP address works in your network environment.