A. For NT workstation and Windows95 follow the instructions below:

  1. Start the Network Control Applet by clicking on Network from Control Panel (Start - Settings - Control Panel) or right click on Network Neighborhood and select Properties
  2. Click on the Protocol tab
  3. Select TCP/IP and click Properties
  4. Select "Obtain an IP address from a DHCP Service". DHCP settings will only override IP address and subnet mask locally configured. If you have configured DNS, WINS etc locally then the DHCP configuration will not overwrite it.

For Windows 98:

  1. Start the Network Control Applet by clicking on Network from Control Panel (Start - Settings - Control Panel) or right click on Network Neighborhood and select Properties
  2. Select 'TCP/IP -> Adapter' and click Properties
  3. Select the 'IP address' tab
  4. Select "Obtain an IP address automatically".

For a Windows 2000 machine perform the following:

  1. Right click on 'My Network Places' and select Properties
  2. Right click on 'Local Area Connection' and select Properties
  3. Select 'Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)' and click Properties
  4. Select 'Obtain an IP address automatically" (and repeat for DNS) and click OK