Details
Product:Windows Operating System
Event ID:1001
Source:DHCP
Version:5.2
Symbolic Name:EVENT_FAILED_TO_OBTAIN_LEASE
Message:Your computer was not assigned an address from the network (by the DHCP Server) for the Network Card with network address %1. The following error occurred:
%2. Your computer will continue to try and obtain an address on its own from the network address (DHCP) server.
   
Explanation

The DHCP client could not contact the DHCP server.

   
User Action

No user action is required. The DHCP client will automatically try to contact the server again.

If you expect a DHCP address and you still cannot contact the server, verify that the client is on a network that has a DHCP server.


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