A Description of the Repair Option on a Local Area Network or High-Speed Internet Connection

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This article describes what actions are taken if you select the Repair option on a local area network (LAN) or high-speed Internet connection.


The following actions are taken if you select the Repair option on a LAN or high-speed Internet connection.

NOTE: The actions occur in the order that they are listed. A corresponding command is listed next to each action.
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) lease is renewed: ipconfig /renew
  • Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) cache is flushed: arp -d *
  • Reload of the NetBIOS name cache: nbtstat -R
  • NetBIOS name update is sent: nbtstat -RR
  • Domain Name System (DNS) cache is flushed: ipconfig /flushdns
  • DNS name registration: ipconfig /registerdns
The following action has been added to Windows XP Service Pack 1:
  • IEEE 802.1X Authentication Restart


Article ID: 289256 - Last Review: January 15, 2006 - Revision: 1.3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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