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First thing to check if you notice network problems:
Check whether other computers in the same network have the same problem. The whole network might have gone down.
If the network is up.. but your machine can't access it. What should you try next.
Reboot machine to reset network connections.
4 things to try if rebooting your PC fails to re-establish a connection to the network.
A) Basic Input/Output (BIOS)
B) Network Cables
C) Device conflicts
D) NIC drivers
Name the utility to find out your PC's IP information in Windows 98:
winipcfg
Name the utility to find out your PC's IP information under NT, Win2000 and XP?
ipconfig
Your PC uses dynamic IP addressing and it cannot reach the DHCP server to assign itself an address: What will ipconfig show?
The network autoconfiguration address: 169.x.x.x
Define DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
How do you release and renew the IP autoconfiguration in win98?

How about nt/win2000/xp?
win98: start->run->"winipcfg"
Click "release", "renew", "release all", "renew all" buttons.

NT/Win2000/XP:
At Command prompt:
"ipconfig /release"
"ipconfig /renew"
3 things you should consider when you install and configure a SCSI device.
A) component quality
B) cable length
C) The order in which you install devices.
You want your SCSI drive to boot first: What do you do to get this to happen?
Either romove the IDE drives or change the boot order in the CMOS utility.
If you have no IDE drives installed, how do you get BIOS to boot your SCSI drive?
Set CMOS utility to "No drives installed". Most BIOS versions will only try other devices if no drives are specified in CMOS.
You have checked CMOS and made sure settings are correct but your SCSI drive still won't boot. What else should you try?
A) Check that the SCSI drive is partitioned.

B) Check that it has a Primary partition.

C) Boot partition is Active.
Your SCSI drive is partitioned correctly with its primary partition set to Active but it still won't boot up. What else to try?
Back it up, perform a low level format with the format utility provided by the host adapter.
What does a remote digital loopback test accomplish on a modem?

What can you assume if is successful?
Checks to see if the local modem is sending and receiving data and the connection line between modems.

If this test is successful it means there is a problem with transmission errors at the remote host you are trying to reach.
What does a local digital loopback test accomplish on a modem?

What can you assume if it is successful?
Runs a Self Test on the modem itself and the digital loopback test checks the cable running between the modem and the computer.

If this test is successful there is a problem with the configuration on the computer.
What does a local analog loopback test accomplish on a modem?

What can you assume if it is fails?
Tests both the analog and digital circuits of the local modem.

There is a problem with the local modem.