Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Conflict IP Address on the network

Have you ever encountered a network problem or error message that says "Conflict IP address in a network?" It means that there is two or more the same IP address in your network. Sometimes it is happening when your IP address was obtained manually because you might maybe forgot that you already put the first IP address in some of the computers. There is a way to avoid conflicting of IP Addresses in a network and that is manually putting of a static IP address in your computers. To solve this problem either you put the IP address automatically or recheck and put it manually again a different IP address for that particular computer.

Follow these Instructions on how to automatically or manually set a static IP Address in Network Computers.
Do one of the following: Manually
1. Right Click the Icon of "My Network Places" then go to properties.
2. Right Click the "Local Area Network Icon" then choose properties.
3. When the Local Area Network Properties appear, look and double click on the “Internet Protocol (TCP\IP)” or click the button Properties.
4. Then the Internet Protocol (TCP\IP) Properties will appear. Click "Use the Following IP Addresses".
5. Then you can now set manually an IP Addresses for that particular computer. Including your subnet mask "" and the default gateway of the internet server.

Do one of the following: Automatically
1. If you want IP settings to be assigned automatically, first repeat the procedure 1, 2, and 3 above, when the Internet Protocol (TCP\IP) Properties appear, click Obtain an IP address automatically, and then click OK.