troubleshooting Question

DHCP Stopped Working

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Here's what happened.  I was connected to my home router, working just fine.  I decided to work in another room, and unplugged my laptop from the router to work.  Later, when I went back and connected to the router, I had no connection.  I rebooted several times, and still no connection.  I tried ipconfig /release and then /renew, and the renew wouldn't work.  Other computers connected can still access the internet and the router.  I also tried swaping to a known good network cable from another PC and still had no connection.  I let the laptop sit for a while (about an hour or so), came back, and the connection was up on my laptop.

Now, in the office, I can't aquire an ip through DHCP.  If I manually enter an IP address and network settings, it works just fine.  DHCP seems to be the only thing not working, but unfortunately, I have to use DHCP in the office.  All other users in the office are working just fine for network.

Any ideas?
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