So I have a computer on my network that will not connect to the internet. It says it's connecting on IP address 169.254.114.198 which is an unassigned address. None of my other computers are having problems and they are all on my network. What is going on?
Your machine is unable to obtain an IP address via DHCP. If you are using a DHCP server on your network you should make sure it has available addresses to distribute. If so, troubleshoot the physical connection between your PC and DHCP server.
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That IP address is known as an APIPA which stands for Automatic Private IP Addressing
Read here for more information: http://www.petri.co.il/whats_apipa.htm