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Hi
I setup IP address for my nic in my win2k server. When I
changed PCI slot for NIC, it comes up with another NIC,
and I cann't assign the same IP address on it. Also 'Local
Area Connection' disappeared instead of having 'Local Area
Connection 2'.
Can someboby help me to work it out.

Thanks
Terry
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geoffryn earned 200 total points
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Open Device Manager, click View, Show Hidden devices, and remove both adapters.  Then rescan for hardware changes.  You should be able to assign any address you want at that point
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by:rkpillay
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...and you can always rename "Local Area Connection 2" to whatever you like..just like renaming shortcuts
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by:spravi
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Dear terrych

Just Remove the Nic and delete all the connections u have made.Reconfigure the Nic and Assighn IP address it will accept.
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