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Invalid IP - Finding it out


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IP Address that start with 169.254.x.xx are usually invalid IP address/local IP Address and is not getting the information from the internet service providers.

With the numbers you have, determine if you have a valid/invalid IP address and proceed forward.




  1. You can try /ipconfig /release and then try doing /ipconfig /renew - This will obtain a new IP address for you.
  2. Do a power cycle reset (Turn off the router, wait for 30 seconds and turn it back on)
  3. Do a complete router reset (Contact yoru ISP first before doing it)
Alternatively, you can contact your Internet Service Provider for further help. You can also contact Answersby Tech Support as well for further help.



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