Network status says no internet, but this is incorrect

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Windows 10, I'm having difficulties with a pc which regularly logs on to other networks and domains.

When the user returns to three main office and logs in, he gets no internet access, and an ip in a 169 range.

I give him a static ip within the correct range, and although this gets him internet access, the network centre reports no internet access, and the network icon has a red x.

Any ideas please?
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Check to make sure your DHCP scope is not out of available addresses, has MAC address filters, reservations, etc.  I had a similar problem at a client site.  They have 20-ish users and I gave them 100 addresses in the DHCP scope.  Well, when you consider their tablets, desk phones (VoIP), cell phones, etc. we ran out of addresses pretty quickly.

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