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Reset IP Address in Windows 11

An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a unique address that identifies a device on the internet or a local network.

If you are having network connectivity issues related to expired or cached IP information, you can try to release and renew your IP address to reset the IP address to hopefully solve the issue.

The ipconfig /release command sends a DHCPRELEASE message to the DHCP server (ex: ISP or router) to release the current DHCP configuration and discard the IP address configuration for all adapters.

The ipconfig /renew command requests a new IP address from the DHCP server (ex: ISP or router).

This tutorial will show you how to release and renew your IP address to reset the IP address in Windows 10 or Windows 11.

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