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In windows7 how do I request a new dhcp lease ?

What I need in the equivalent of the button "repair" on windows XP. The button "diagnose" seems to do a few things but not request a new dhcp lease if one is already available.

Disabling and re-enabling the card does the trick but messes up any program capturing traffic on the interface.

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Your question is a little confusing. Do you want to renew the current lease or acquire a new address? If you want to renew the current lease, from a command prompt type:


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That's exactly what I want, thanks. – Pat Mar 19 '10 at 15:44
Glad to help... – joeqwerty Mar 19 '10 at 15:58

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