Acquiring network address in sp1

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Drivers' started by Sophia, Sep 21, 2005.

  1. Sophia

    Sophia Guest

    After I got win2003 server updated with sp1, I find that my network drivers
    stays in "Acquiring network address" state for a long time or sometimes it
    gets stuck at this state, only a reboot helps in bringing up the connection.
    what may be the reason?

    Sophia, Sep 21, 2005
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  2. In Windows XP SP2 I work around the same problem by opening network
    properties, disabling the local LAN connection, and reenabling the local LAN
    connection. After this supposed no-op, it suddenly remembers that I
    assigned it a static IP address last year.
    A preview for Windows Vista maybe? In Vista beta 1, there seems to be
    almost no way to make it remember that I assigned it a static IP address
    last month.
    Norman Diamond, Sep 22, 2005
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