Enabling DHCP on Windows PC.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) as mentioned earlier, is system software utility that automatically assigns network IP addresses to computers that are connected to one another, when internet connection is involved, an IP address will be assigned.
DHCP normally is enabled by default, it can be disabled for some reason especially when a static address – IP address assigned manually – is being used.
To enable DHCP in windows, follow the steps below:
1. Click the Start button to open the start menu
2. Right-click Network button
3. Choose Properties from the menu
4. Click View status
6. Click to highlight Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP) and
7. Click Properties
8. Tick the Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically by clicking on them.
Click OK to close. Your computer will be assigned with an IP address automatically.