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Network Connection Issues

I have on pc on my lan that should get a DHCP address in the range of 192.168.1.1-200

From Ip Config it has a address of 169.254.239.164
255.255.0.0

How would the system get such a address? This machine will not connect to the network at all and it is set for DHCP. All other systems on this DHCP server are working fine.

What is the 169.254.239.164 address? A default or something? I am thinging something may be wrong with the NIC maybe?
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also check the DNS setting if they are assigned
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A computer gets a 169.254.0.0 address when it does not receive a proper address from DHCP.  You are right, it is Windows built in default for such an occurrence.  For whatever reason this pc is not reaching the DHCP server whether it's a NIC or cable problem.  I recently had a similar issue at a site and the problem was that each time a new pc was added to the switch the switch needed to be restarted.  Strange, but true.
I have an old switch and some of the connectors have become unreliable so that can also be a problem.  I'd check things like that before replacing the NIC.
What device is dishing out the DHCP addresses?  Is it a router, or a server?

(1) In your Network Connections properties list, try taking out the tick for IPV6 and make sure there's one in IPV4.  

(2) Make sure there's no Dell Network Management app, or firewall or similar on this pc which has somehow decided that you shouldn't be connecting to this network.
did you resolve the address issue
usually it is 1 of the 3 things mentioned
connection - wire
connection - switch
Network settings