troubleshooting Question

Acquire DHCP address before Windows Login

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DHCPNetwork ManagementWindows 7
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I noticed that when users log on to a windows joined domain pc, the network card is circling acquiring a dhcp address after logon. Is there anyway I can get the machines to grab a dhcp address much earlier? Maybe initialize the network card to acquire an address from DHCP server before windows starts to load? Maybe a bios change or something? Would like to do this for both LAN and Wireless cards if possible.

Most machines are running windows 7


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