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metallica5456

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It means you have 2 devices that have the same network address/IP address. You can try running a and called ipconfig /release and then ipconfig /renew from them and try to change the IP automatically.
 

dear_vicky

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I have 3 computers - 2 laptops & 1 desktop (hardwired) provided by work & one other person uses their phone
Do I need to do that on all of them?
Any reason why this happened all of a sudden? Could barely use the damn thing yesterday
 
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Get the IP address of the PC which had the IP conflict warning. Then go to the other devices and find out which one has the same IP address. But really, you only should need to do the ipconfig /release and ipconfig /renew command Andrew suggested on that one PC.

As to why, the explanation can get pretty technical. So not sure if you want that level of detail. But these things happen from time to time depending on the timing of when devices are reconnected to the network.
 

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A common cause is that at least one device has a static IP address assigned and is either same as another device's or in the Dhcp server's address range.

Some versions of Windows will recover automatically after giving the message.
 
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