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    Acquiring Network Address?

    This is a discussion on Acquiring Network Address? within the Sky Broadband help forums, part of the Sky Broadband help and support category; Each time I start up my PC, the wireless icon in the bottom right part of the screen has a ...

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      Acquiring Network Address?

      Each time I start up my PC, the wireless icon in the bottom right part of the screen has a small dot moving from side to side, and if I hover the mouse over it, it says "acquiring network address" - this takes from a few seconds to over a minute. Is there any way of speeding up this process? Thanks.


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      no - unless your signal is very weak in which case improving that might help

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      If it really bothers you then you could set your PC to have a fixed IP (in TCP/IP properties) and use the address reservation feature within the router to always give it that IP.

     

     

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