last night i did ipconfig /release then /renew and it said it couldnt connect to the dhcp server for renew. So i tryed to go into the tcp/ip properties in the network connections and change it back the original ip and then i had to enter in dns values and i left them blank so then nothing would resolve. since this is what i wanted i put it back to resolve automaticly and then it couldnt find an ip and assigned me an ip that was reserved when the dhcp cant be connected to. I also couldnt get into my router from a browser it was saying the address couldnt be found. After some more fiddling i finally got it back online (not sure exactly what did it) and i had the same ip as my original one.
Then i woke up this morning and did ipconfig to check to see if it was still ok and my ip is 192.168.1.101 and i knew that it had screwed up again so i made a php script to just echo the ip of the browser and it echoed my old ip from last night and ever since before that. Also when i connect to an irc server it says im connected from my old ip. Now this wouldnt be a problem but i run apache and when i tryed to connect to my old ip it says it cant be found but it works for 192.168.1.101 so since this a localhost ip no one is able to view my site. i did ipconfig release -> renew again and it gave me the ip of 192.168.1.101 again
does anyone know a way for the computer to recognize my old ip again or am i doing something wrong?