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ZokuBatsu
I was troubleshooting my connection because it doesn't work, when the Windows Help center told me to
"Open run
Type cmd
Type ipconfig /release
press ENTER"

And I did. And it said that
"'ipconfig is not recognized as an internal or external command, opperable program or batch file"

What am I doing wrong?
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    Tony Hopkinson

    ipconfig.exe should be in the windows/system32 directory.
    If it's there try ipconfig.exe / release, if not go back to the network setup wizard in control panel

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    HAL 9000 Moderator

    Provided that you wanted to clear your IP Addresses which is exactly what you did when you entered ipconfig /release.

    If you want to make the Ethernet work again you can enter the Command Line Prompt and type in ipconfig /renew which may work or you can run the Network Setup Wizard again to set an IP Address to that NIC.

    Col

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    ZokuBatsu

    No, see, no matter what I type in in the stupid prompt, I get that error.

    I reinstalled windows since I posted that. /roll

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    chigitoto

    Go to: Start > All Programs > Accessories > Program Compatibility Wizard
    Check 'Locate the program manually'> Next
    Browse to My Computer > Local Disk (C) > Windows > system32 > ipconfig.exe
    Click open then Next
    Click 'Do not apply a compatibility mode' > Next
    Click 'Disable visual themes' > Next
    Click 'Test your compatibility settings' > Next
    The command prompt will flash then close.
    Run ipconfig /all again and everyting will show.

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    Tony Hopkinson

    ipconfig.exe should be in the windows/system32 directory.
    If it's there try ipconfig.exe / release, if not go back to the network setup wizard in control panel

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    HAL 9000 Moderator

    Provided that you wanted to clear your IP Addresses which is exactly what you did when you entered ipconfig /release.

    If you want to make the Ethernet work again you can enter the Command Line Prompt and type in ipconfig /renew which may work or you can run the Network Setup Wizard again to set an IP Address to that NIC.

    Col

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    ZokuBatsu

    No, see, no matter what I type in in the stupid prompt, I get that error.

    I reinstalled windows since I posted that. /roll

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    chigitoto

    Go to: Start > All Programs > Accessories > Program Compatibility Wizard
    Check 'Locate the program manually'> Next
    Browse to My Computer > Local Disk (C) > Windows > system32 > ipconfig.exe
    Click open then Next
    Click 'Do not apply a compatibility mode' > Next
    Click 'Disable visual themes' > Next
    Click 'Test your compatibility settings' > Next
    The command prompt will flash then close.
    Run ipconfig /all again and everyting will show.