Have a desktop connected to my cable modem. All works fine. If I move connection cable to a new laptop with Win XP Pro, I get this error.
ERROR: Invalid ip address, error renewing ip address. The semaphore timeout period has expired.
No matter what I do, I can't get it to properly obtain an IP address. Have tried basic IPCONFIG commands, power cycling cable modem, etc. If I switch back to desktop, everything works fine again. Cable company is not doing any MAC filtering. Can plug other machines into connection and work fine. Only this laptop not working. Same laptop does work on friends internet connection.
Help please. Thanks!