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DHCP Setup for Windows 7

Step 1 - Configure your device to obtain network settings automatically

  1. From the Start menu, select Control Panel, Network and Internet and Network and Sharing Center. Screenshot of network and internet in control panel
  2. Select Change Adapter Settings from the left-hand sidebar.Screenshot of change adapter settings window
  3. In the Network Connections window, right-click on the Local Area Connection icon and select Properties.Screenshot of local area connection window
  4. In the Local Area Connection Properties window, ensure Client for Microsoft Networks and Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) have check marks. Select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) and click Properties.screenshot of local area connection properties
  5. In the General tab, ensure Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically.screenshot of internet protocol version 4 properties window
  6. Click OK to close all open windows.