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Cannot log into wifi because of same IP address in network?

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  1. supastar7

    supastar7 Thread Starter

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    I am having problems logging into my wifi in apartment complex as Windows said
    same IP adress is already in network...to check Windows System event log...

    Can anyone tell me has my IP address been hacked or copied ?;How do i fix this
    and be able to log into the apartment wifi?

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    you do not usually use a fixed IP address but allow the router to provide you with an IP
    it sounds like you have a fixed IP setup

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    ipconfig /all


    We would like to see the results from an ipconfig /all - Please post back the results in a reply here.

    For windows version, XP, Vista, W7
    Hold the Windows key and press R
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    In the command prompt window that opens, type the following command:

    If using Windows PowerShell (Admin)
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    cmd.exe
    then

    Note that there is a space before the /ALL, but there is NOT a space after the / in the following command.

    ipconfig /all > network.txt & network.txt

    It will export the results into notepad and then automatically open the notepad and display on your screen.

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