How to remove and reinstall TCP/IP for Windows 2000

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This article describes how to remove and reinstall TCP/IP on a Windows 2000-based computer.

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You may want to remove and reinstall TCP/IP to help resolve the following issues:
  • Bindings that are improperly configured on a server.
  • Dial-up clients that are unable to connect to a RAS server.
  • Network adapter drivers that do not properly bind to the protocol.
To remove TCP/IP from your Windows 2000-based computer:
  1. Click TCP/IP, and then click Uninstallfrom all dial-up connections and from all LAN connections in the Network and Dial-up Connections tool.
  2. Install another protocol (NWlink or NetBEUI) to maintain a placeholder for each connection.
  3. Restart your computer.
  4. Click LAN connections, reinstall TCP/IP, and then restart your computer.
For additional information about a related topic, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
151237 Error message when installing TCP/IP or adding TCP/IP service
For additional information about how to remove TCP/IP from a Windows 2000 domain controller, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
299451 How to remove and reinstall TCP/IP on a Windows 2000 domain controller

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Article ID: 285034 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 5.0
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