|December 7, 2003
This short guide shows you
how to configure your computer running Windows XP to obtain and IP address
from a DHCP server on your network. Typically, the DHCP server is
either a broadband router or machine designated as a server.
Start --> Settings --> Network
Right-click on the network
connection and select "Properties".
You'll see something like
Scroll down and select "Internet
Click on the "Properties"
In order to obtain an IP
address automatically, check the options "Obtain an IP address automatically"
and "Obtain DNS server address automatically".
It should look like this:
Click on "OK" to close all
the dialog boxes and you're all set. Your computer will now automatically
obtain an IP address from the DHCP server on the network.