Help Me Fix "Connected Wifi But Invalid IP"

FaithRafiq's Avatar, Join Date: Jan 2012
Newbie Member
Hello everyone,recently my laptop connect to free open wifi but no internet.it say invalid ip address.b4 this everthing just fine,2 week ago.

i got this from "Ipconfig/all".
Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : BadLuck-PC
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection 2:

Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 4C-0F-6E-11-F8-1A
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
IPv6 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 2401:b00:a:1:9c29:b653:4d30:b09d(Preferre
d)
Temporary IPv6 Address. . . . . . : 2401:b00:a:1:e013:a864:6bc:2361(Preferred
)
Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::9c29:b653:4d30:b09d%18(Preferred)
Autoconfiguration IPv4 Address. . : 169.254.176.157(Preferred)
Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.0.0
Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : fe80::20f:e2ff:fed5:ac81%18
DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 8.8.8.8
8.8.4.4
NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled


My friend can connect it normaly while i not...any "IT Network Expert" could u share knowledge. plz.....
shabbir's Avatar, Join Date: Jul 2004
Go4Expert Founder
Run ipconfig /release and then ipconfig /renew and see what happens.
FaithRafiq's Avatar, Join Date: Jan 2012
Newbie Member
Quote:
Originally Posted by shabbir View Post
Run ipconfig /release and then ipconfig /renew and see what happens.

CMD Run As Administrator
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
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C:\Windows\system32>IPCONFIG /RELEASE

Windows IP Configuration

An error occurred while releasing interface Wireless Network Connection 2 : An a
ddress has not yet been associated with the network endpoint.


C:\Windows\system32>IPCONFIG /RELEASE

Windows IP Configuration

An error occurred while releasing interface Wireless Network Connection 2 : An a
ddress has not yet been associated with the network endpoint.


C:\Windows\system32>IPCONFIG /RENEW

Windows IP Configuration

An error occurred while renewing interface Wireless Network Connection 2 : unabl
e to contact your DHCP server. Request has timed out.

Ty for u reply...plz help me on this....i stuck at this about 2month already...