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Configuring DHCP on Windows 2000

1. From the Start menu, open the Settings and click on the Control Panel.

Result: The Control Panel window opens.

Screenshot of Windows 2000 Control Panel

2. Double click on the Network and Dial-Up Connections icon.

Result: The Network and Dial-Up Connections windows appears.

Screenshot of Windows 2000 Network Dialup

3. Right click on the Local Area Connection icon and choose Properties.

Result: The Local Area Connection Properties window appears.

Screenshot of Windows 2000 Local Area Properties

4. Highlight the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click the Properties button.

Result: The Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window appears

Screenshot of Windows 2000 CPIP Properties

5. Select "Obtain an IP address Automatically" and "Obtain DNS server address automatically."

6. Click OK.

7. Click OK and close all other windows you have open.

8. Reboot your computer.

You have successfully configured your PC to use DHCP.

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