local area connection doesent have a valid ip configaration

  BIGDADDYG 18:33 13 Sep 2014

Hi can anyone help me please . My dads PC won't connect to the internet , he just keeps getting the.local area connection doesent have a valid ip configaration Message when he asks it to diagnose or repair . he runs windows 7 and his modem is a Cisco dpc 2100 cable modem , everything was working OK a day ago .I have tried a few things after i googled it , but no joy . thank you .. Dave..

  amonra 18:57 13 Sep 2014

Try "system restore"

Go to Start, Control Panel, Recovery, then follow the leads......

  bumpkin 19:28 13 Sep 2014

Try this first, at CMD prompt type ipconfig /release then after it has cleared type ipconfig /renew . Note space between ipconfig and the /

  BIGDADDYG 20:46 13 Sep 2014

Thank you .. Will try this . and let you no the outcome ..�.

  BIGDADDYG 15:29 14 Sep 2014

Thanks people tryed everything you said plus other things , turns out to be a faulty modem . thanks again . Dave..

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