Setup DHCP ON In Windows 8

How To Setup And Turn On DHCP In Windows 8 Correctly – In this page you’ll see a short tutorial on how to reveal DHCP setting window of your Windows 8 so you can turn it on correctly. For you who are really new with DHCP, it stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (shortly DHCP) and it is used to automatically assign dynamic IP address to your Windows 8 computer from DHCP server. This is useful for general Internet settings unless you are in a network with very specific and complicated settings.

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How To Turn DHCP On

Step 1.
Reboot your computer and login to Windows 8

Step 2.
Once you are in Windows 8 Desktop, right-click the network icon you are connected into (e.g: a Wifi network). The connection icon can be easily found in the bottom right corner.

Step 3.
Then click “Open Network and Sharing Center” from the context menu appears after your right-click

Step 4.
A new window will open, then click on the name of your active connection

Step 5.
A Connection status window will open up.

Step 6.
Click on the “Properti” tab.

Step 7.
Highlight Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option..

Step 8.
…then click on the Properties button.

click properties

Step 9.
Another window will open, tick mark the “Obtain an IP address automatically” option

Step 10.
And also tick mark the “Obtain DNS server address automatically” option

That is it. Now you can simply click the “OK” button.


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