How to Restore IP Address Starting with 169.254 Problem

If your computer is set to “Obtain an IP address automatically” and cannot find a DHCP server, it will probably generate an IP address similar to this address 169.254.x.x. Some modems are a combination of a router and a modem, so you may only have one device. In all cases, the router handles DHCP.

Your Windows computer must obtain some sort of IP address from the DHCP server. If that process fails, it gives up and uses Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) to generate its own. This often results in your computer not being able to connect to the Internet or see other computers on your local network. This problem with IP address 169.254.x.x can have many causes. read more

How to solve the “An error occurred while renewing interface Ethernet” problem

How to solve the "An error occurred while renewing interface Ethernet" problem

An error occurred while updating the Ethernet interface – failed to contact your DHCP server. If you try to run the command: IP config /renew, you may also get the error “unable to contact your DHCP server“. This means that your network card cannot contact the DHCP server for the new lease, which is used to get the new IP address.

When you try to lease, release, or extend an IP address, you may encounter the “unable to contact your DHCP server” error message. What should you do? Read this message from Windows Bulletin. You will find several effective methods of solving this problem. read more