Windows Networking

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Issues:[edit]

Cannot get to internet site, but can ping router or DNS.

Issue IPCONFIG command from command line with switches[edit]

ipconfig /flushdns

- removes the cache that translates human-readable address to IP address.

ipconfig /release

- releases your DHCP lease, clearing your computers IP address.

ipconfig /renew

- renews the IP address if your pc gets an IP address automatically/dynamically.

Issue NETSH command from command line with switches[edit]

netsh interface ip delete arpcache

- removes the cache that translates IP addresses to physical MAC addresses--(essentially is the next level down from DNS).