Why is my net taking so long to connect?

Question

i have dsl with a router on my desktop. have talked to dsl people and they refered me to router people about the 1 to 2 min. it tackes to connect to net. while watching small screen in taskbar trying to connect, i can point to it and see " the problem occurred because the network did not assign a network address to the computer" after quite a while i get connected with no other problems. i've unpluged everything and reconnected. would this be a modom or router problem? any susgestions would be app. thanks glen

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This question was answered on November 27, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Glen,

Sorry to hear your having issues, this sounds like your DHCP is assigning you a new ip address every time you connect, otherwise it is most likely a router issue Under your network settings you can put automatically assign me and address, make sure that is clicked yes, restart your router and give it a shot.

Kevin

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Posted by Kevin of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on November 27, 2007