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Event error  DHCP server

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Error event 20169
Question: I get this error message in event viewer every time I start up. Also I have a problem downloading installing any game from any game site--bigfish, yahoo etc. Could this error message be the reason why?

Unable to contact a DHCP server. The Automatic Private IP Address 169.254.231.74 will be assigned to dial-in clients. Clients may be unable to access resources on the network. Number 20169

 I have winxpsp3. I use 3 Mobile broadband. Huwaei is manufacturer.

Thank you. Sorry if I haven't posed this question in the right way.


THis is what I get when with the cmd ipconfig/all.

Windows IP Configuration

        Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : self
        Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
        Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes
        WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : Yes

PPP adapter 3 MobileBroadband Prepaid:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interfac
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-53-45-00-00-00
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : No
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.220.168.143
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 10.220.168.143
        DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 10.188.66.103
                                            10.176.66.71
        Primary WINS Server . . . . . . . : 10.11.12.13
        Secondary WINS Server . . . . . . : 10.11.12.14
        NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Disabled

Should I enable DHCP and if so how do I do that?  Thank you

Tags: Mobile broadband. Error messages. Event viewer
Zones:
Windows Networking, ISPs & Web Hosting, Broadband Internet
Author: ausfran, Limited Member
Posted: 01/15/10 02:26 PM
Time Zone: Western Standard Time (Australia) (GMT+08:00)
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