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DNS settings not effecting the changes

CPSRI
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HI,
i am trying to add my client pc to my domain, in that client system the ip settings are given manually, i changed the all settings to obtain settings automatically and it asked me to restart the pc, i did that but the dns changes didn't take effect. it happened repeatedly but the dns is not changing. what can be the reason? please help me.
Thanks in advance
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To confirm: are you being asked to reboot after joining it to the domain (normal) or when you change the IP settings for the NIC (shouldn't be required).

Are you getting any errors when setting the DNS servers for the NIC?

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Commented:
its asking me to reboot when i change the ip settings, now there are static dns settings in my xp pc, which i want to change before adding to domain, but its rebooting but the changes are not effecting, i am not getting any errors
Go to the command prompt and run this command:

netsh interface ip set address "Local Area Connection" dhcp

***This is assuming the network adapter you're trying to change the IP for is "local area connection". It could also be "local area connection 2" or "wireless network connection". Look in your control panel for the correct name

What happens after you run that command?
also this command:

netsh int ip set dns "local area connection" dhcp
Commented:
I got the solution, its my anti virus program that prevented me to change the ip settings, thank you all for help.

Author

Commented:
Got the solution
Weird,

What AV are you using?

Author

Commented:
McAfee Virus scan Enterprise, with Maximum protection