Article ID : S500027339 / Last Modified : 11/04/2018

How do I release and renew an IP address on a VAIO computer?

    How do I release and renew an IP address on a VAIO computer?

    To release and renew an IP address, please refer to the following procedure. The procedure may vary depending on environments.

    A. For Windows 98SE and Windows Me

    --Procedure--
    1) Click [Start] -> [Run].

    2) Enter "winipcfg" in the [Open] text box and click [OK].

    3) Select [Sony PCWA-C100 Wireless Card] in the [IP Configuration] dialog box.

    4) Click the [Release] button and click [Renew].

    5) Check if the renewed IP address works in your network environment.

    B. For Windows 2000

    1) Click [Start] -> [Programs] -> [Accessories] -> [Command Prompt].

    2) Enter "ipconfig / release" and press [Enter].
    The following message appears.
    "IP address successfully released for adapter "xxx"."

    3) Enter "ipconfig / renew" and press [Enter].
    (This command allows you to renew an IP address.)

    4) Next, enter "ipconfig / all" and press [Enter].

    5) Check if the renewed IP address works in your network environment.