Are you getting an IP address conflict with your Netgear range extender? If yes, then don’t blow a fuse! Before you band your head on the keyboard, let us make you familiar with some simple fixes to troubleshoot with the issue instantly. Read on!
If you are a newbie, let us first guide you about what is the IP address conflict error. Let’s take the plunge!
IP address is a string of numbers combined by dots (.). It is the identity of your Netgear WiFi range extender, PC, smartphone, tablet, or laptop. IP address (Internet Protocol) that allows the devices to transmit data across the network. Without a valid IP address, Netgear extender setup process won’t be completed.
Now that you have come to know what is an IP address, let us now make you familiar about a few reasons behind the conflict. Let’s get the ball rolling!
Two or more devices are having the same IP address. If you have connected more than one device to the extender’s WiFi network, then ensure that DHCP client is enabled on them. In the event that your device have multiple network adapters, chances are it has an IP address conflict with its own.
Let us now discuss with you some easy fixes to troubleshoot with IP address conflict error.