Systems stuck while acquiring network address
What causes a system to stuck while acquiring network address? Get tips to fix the issue
A network address is a code that helps you to identify your system on Internet. You have to acquire a network address on the Internet, if you need to connect to the Internet. You can simply acquire a network address to connect to the Internet. A network address is referred as unique identifier that is used for a computer on a network. Once you have acquired a network address for your computer, then it can determine addresses of other computers on the network. This allows you to send data between these computers. The important form of network address is IP address. The IP address contains four bytes that is used to identify computers on the Internet. The network address is a code for the computers to communicate with each other. There are chances of getting your system stuck when you try to acquire network address.
The following explains the issue when systems stuck while acquiring network address, its possible causes and tips to fix such issues:
- Resolve using Control Panel
- Renew ipconfig
Your computer may stuck when you try to acquire network address. This might be happening, when there are any changes in the network services. This problem is also caused due to corrupted network interface card. In order to resolve the issue, you have to upgrade the NIC drive. The Re-configuration of NIC speed and duplex will help you to resolve the issue. Upgrade the router or switch firmware to resolve the issue.
Resolve using Control Panel
In order to resolve this issue, you have to open Control Panel and choose Add or Remove Programs. Once you have opened this, you have to select Add/Remove Windows Components. Then select networking services from this option. After that select details button and uncheck Internet gateway device discovery and control client. Once you have changed these settings, restart the computer to save the changes.
When you encounter this problem, you have to perform some steps to resolve it. In order to do this, you have to unplug the modem and wireless router. After one minute, you can plug in the modem and router back. Then you have to select the command prompt and type ipconfig /flushdns. After that you have to type ipconfig /release and then select ipconfig /renew. Once you have renewed an ipconfig, the issue will be resolved.
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